Sesame Street: Love the Fur You’re In (Apr. 23, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1585-4). This guide to life is illustrated with 50 years of art from Sesame Street books. All ages.
Rumple Buttercup: A Story of Bananas, Belonging, and Being Yourself by Matthew Gray Gubler (Apr. 2, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64844-4). Two quirky characters star in this tale celebrating individuality. All ages.
Open the Preschool Door by Christopher Santoro (June 25, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7174-4). Flaps lift to reveal preschool goings-on. Ages up to 3.
Uni the Unicorn and the Dream Come True by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, illus. by Brigette Barrager (June 25, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-984848-21-5). Uni saves her land, in this sequel to Uni the Unicorn. Ages up to 3.
Diggersaurs by Michael Whaite (Apr. 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-984847-79-9) offers a rhyming mash-up of dinosaurs and trucks. Ages 2–5.
I Love You All Year Through by Stephanie Stansbie, illus. by Suzie Mason (Mar. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-984851-49-9). Illustrated verse expresses the unconditional love between grownups and their little ones. Ages 2–5.
Big Boys Cry by Jonty Howley (June 11, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7320-5) imagines a world in which boys are encouraged to express their full range of emotions. Ages 3–7.
Honey & Leon Take the High Road by Alan Cumming, illus. by Grant Shaffer (Apr. 30, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55800-9). These pups visit the Scottish Highlands, in this follow-up to The Adventures of Honey & Leon. Ages 3–7.
Look Up! by Nathan Bryon, illus. by Dapo Adeola (June 25, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-984894-42-7). An aspiring astronaut galvanizes her community to stop everything to witness a passing comet. Ages 3–7.
Vlad the Rad by Brigette Barrager (July 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-51345-5). Unlike his vampire, witch, and ghost classmates, Vlad would rather skateboard than learn how to be spooky. Ages 3–7.
Where Do Speedboats Sleep at Night? by Brianna Caplan Sayres, illus. by Christian Slade (June 4, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6575-0), is another bedtime tale by the creators of Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night? Ages 3–7.
Stonewall: A Building. An Uprising. A Revolution by Rob Sanders, illus. by Jamey Christoph (Apr. 23, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1952-4), reveals the 1969 Stonewall Uprising’s role in the gay civil rights movement. Ages 5–8.
Awesome Dog 5000 by Justin Dean (July 2, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64481-1). In this series debut, three video game-loving kids discover a robotic dog with very real power-ups. Ages 8–12.
Bernice Buttman, Model Citizen by Niki Lenz (Mar. 26, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7041-9). Friendless tough-girl Bernice decides to mend her bullying ways. Ages 8–12.
Escape This Book! Titanic by Bill Doyle, illus. by Sarah Sax (Mar. 19, $10.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64420-0), kicks off a series in which readers are given three chances to survive an historic event. Ages 8–12.
Operation Frog Effect by Sarah Scheerger (Feb. 26, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64412-5). In this novel told from eight perspectives, kids take responsibility for their actions and unite for a cause they believe in. Ages 8–12.
Hawkins Middle School Yearbook/Hawkins High School Yearbook by Matthew J. Gilbert (Mar. 26, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-984894-48-9) is a tie-in to Netflix’s Stranger Things. Ages 12–18.
Eve of Man by Giovanna and Tom Fletcher (June 18, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-984830-11-1). This dystopian trilogy launch introduces Eve, the first girl born in 50 years, who is destined to renew the human race. Ages 14–18.
New Dr. Seuss titles are Dr. Seuss’s People, Places, and Things by Dr. Seuss (May 7, board book, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-984829-86-3); and Dr. Seuss’s Spooky Things by Dr. Seuss, illus. by Tom Brannon (July 23, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-984850-97-3), ages up to 3; and Dr. Seuss’s I Love Pop! A Celebration of Dads by Dr. Seuss (May 7, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-984848-12-3), ages 5–up. I Look Up To... offers I Look Up to... Malala Yousafzai (June 11, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64440-8) and I Look Up to... Serena Williams (June 11, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64442-2) by Anna Membrino, illus. by Fatti Burke, ages up to 3. Leo Lionni’s Friends presents A Little Book About Colors by Leo Lionni and Jan Gerardi (May 14, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58229-8), ages up to 3. And Holly Hatam’s Mythical Creatures Are Real! releases Dragons Are Real! (Mar. 26, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64875-8) and Unicorns Are Real! (Mar. 26, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64873-4), ages up to 3.
Secret Life of Pets 2 tie-ins are Deluxe Step into Reading (Apr. 30, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-984849-82-3), ages 4–6; and The Deluxe Junior Novelization by David Lewman (June 11, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-984849-91-5), ages 8–12. Step into Reading welcomes Garden Day! by Candice Ransom, illus. by Erika Meza (Mar. 12, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-2040-7), ages 4–6. New Beginner Books are Can You See Me? by Bob Staake (May 7, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-385-37315-9) and A Skunk in My Bunk! by Christopher Cerf, illus. by Nicola Slater (May 7, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-525-57872-7), ages 5–8. Magic Tree House moves on with To the Future, Ben Franklin! by Mary Pope Osborne, illus. by AG Ford (July 9, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64832-1), ages 6–9. And Stepping Stone Books picks up Nick Eliopulos’s Into the Game! (Minecraft Woodsword Chronicles #1) (Mar. 26, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-984850-45-4); and Night of the Bats!, illus. by Luke Flowers (Mar. 26, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-984850-48-5), ages 6–9.
5 Worlds continues with The Red Maze by Mark and Alexis Siegel, illus. by Xanthe Bouma et al. (May 7, $20.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93592-7; paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93594-1), ages 8–12. School-Tripped by Jennifer L. Holm, illus. by Matthew Holm (July 9, $13.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55444-5), joins Babymouse: Tales from the Locker, ages 8–12. Game for Life spotlights John Madden by Peter Richmond (July 30, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-63565-246-8) and Michael Strahan by Ralph Vacchiano (July 30, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-63565-249-9), ages 8–12. Chris Grabenstein’s Mr. Lemoncello’s Library checks out Mr. Lemoncello’s All-Star Breakout Game (May 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64644-0), ages 8–12. Welcome to Wonderland issues Beach Battle Blowout by Grabenstein (Apr. 16, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1762-9), ages 8–12. And Superman: Dawnbreaker by Matt de la Peña (Mar. 5, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-54965-6) joins DC Icons, ages 12–18.
My Teacher Is a Robot by Jeffrey Brown (June 25, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53451-1). Fred doesn’t want to go to school because it’s boring—and because he thinks his teacher is a robot. Ages 3–7.
Pinky Got Out! by Michael Portis, illus. by Lori Richmond (May 21, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93298-8). A flamingo hides among other animals after joining a class that is touring the zoo. Ages 3–7.
The Hero Next Door, edited by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich (July 30, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64630-3). Linda Sue Park, Ronald L. Smith, and more contribute to this roundup of stories about bravery from We Need Diverse Books. Ages 8–12.
Solving for M by Jennifer Swender (May 28, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93290-2). Will Mika’s math journal help her adjust to middle school and face her challenges at home? Ages 8–12.
We’re Not from Here by Geoff Rodkey (Mar. 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7304-5). A kid’s family moves to a new planet, in this novel revealing how friendship and laughter can transcend a galaxy of differences. Ages 8–12.
Rayne & Delilah’s Midnite Matinee by Jeff Zentner (Feb. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-2020-9). During their senior year, best friends Delia and Josie must make tough decisions about their futures and the TV show they host. Ages 14–18.
The Uncommoners continues with The Shadows of Doom by Jennifer Bell (Feb. 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-49847-9), ages 8–12. Will Wilder is back in The Amulet of Power by Raymond Arroyo (Feb. 19, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53971-4), ages 8–12. And Nyxia Triad concludes with Nyxia Uprising by Scott Reintgen (Apr. 16, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55687-6), ages 12–18.
Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly (Feb. 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7023-5) is a novel about a Deaf girl’s connection to a whale whose song can’t be heard by his species, and the journey she takes to help him. Ages 8–12.
It’s Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah (Apr. 9, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58216-8) is a young readers’ adaptation of the TV talk show host’s memoir. Ages 10–18.
Blood Heir by Amélie Wen Zhao (June 4, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-525-70779-0). This series opener introduces a princess hiding a dark secret and the conman she must trust to clear her name of her father’s murder. Ages 12–18.
Field Notes on Love by Jennifer E. Smith (Mar. 5, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55941-9). On a cross-country train trip, Hugo and Mae learn about love, each other, and their futures. Ages 12–18.
Hope and Other Punchlines by Julie Buxbaum (May 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6677-1). This novel about loss and friendship centers on a girl and a boy whose lives were greatly impacted by the events of 9/11. Ages 12–18.
My Ideal Boyfriend Is a Croissant by Laura Dockrill (July 16, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-984849-28-1). Told to keep a food diary, an overweight girl records much more than what she eats after a family tragedy. Ages 12–18.
How to Make Friends with the Dark by Kathleen Glasgow (Apr. 9, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-101-93475-3). A teen who is plunged into depression when her mother dies learns to persevere despite her grief and fear. Ages 14–18.
Me Myself & Him by Chris Tebbetts (July 9, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1522-9). This story of parallel timelines explores how our choices can shape us—yet how these decisions don’t change the core of one’s being. Ages 14–18.
Wilder Girls by Rory Power (July 9, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64558-0). Friends living in quarantine at an island boarding school search for the truth behind their confinement after one of them disappears. Ages 14–18.
Vampire girl Amelia Fang debuts in Amelia Fang and the Barbaric Ball (July 30, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-984848-39-0) and Amelia Fang and the Unicorns of Glitteropolis (July 30, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-984848-42-0) by Laura Ellen Anderson, ages 7–up. Samantha Spinner is back in Samantha Spinner and the Spectacular Specs by Russell Ginns (Mar. 12, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-2004-9), ages 8–12. And Lady Smoke by Laura Sebastian (Feb. 5, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6710-5) joins Ash Princess, ages 12–18.
Little Golden Books welcomes Toy Story 4 Little Golden Book by Josh Crute, illus. by Matt Kaufenberg (May 7, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3978-7), ages 2–5. Disney/Pixar Toy Story 4 tie-ins are Toy Story 4: Movie Storybook (May 7, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-4001-1), ages 3–7; and Toy Story 4: The Deluxe Junior Novelization (May 7, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3997-8), ages 8–12. Toy Story 4: Deluxe Pictureback (May 7, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3999-2) is a new Pictureback, ages 3–7. And Step into Reading gains Toy Story 4: Deluxe Step into Reading #1 (May 7, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-3987-9) and Toy Story 4: Deluxe Step into Reading #2 (May 7, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-7364-4011-0), ages 4–6.
My Two Dads and Me (Mar. 26, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58010-2) and My Two Moms and Me (Mar. 26, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58012-6) by Michael Joosten, illus. by Izak Zenou, celebrate families with same-sex parents. Ages up to 3.
Woodstock, Baby! A Far-Out Counting Book by Spencer Wilson (June 18, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58009-6) commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock rock fest. Ages up to 3.
Bunny’s Book Club Goes to School by Annie Silvestro, illus. by Tatjana Mai-Wyss (June 18, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64464-4). The stars of Bunny’s Book Club head to class to support a pal on the first day of school. Ages 3–7.
In the Quiet, Noisy Woods by Michael J. Rosen, illus. by Annie Won (Feb. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6665-8). Two wolf pups find their way back to their pack, in this story featuring animal noises. Ages 3–7.
Jasper & Ollie by Alex Willan (May 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64521-4). Unlikely friends—a thoughtful sloth and an impulsive fox—make their way to the pool in a tale celebrating differences. Ages 3–7.
Wordy Birdy Meets Mr. Cougarpants by Tammi Sauer; illus. by Dave Mottram (Feb. 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1933-3). Chatty Wordy Birdy and her pals go camping, in this sequel to Wordy Birdy. Ages 4–7.
New Hello, World! titles by Jill McDonald are How Do Apples Grow? (Feb. 5, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-525-57875-8), Moon Landing (June 4, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64854-3), and Ocean Life (Feb. 5, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-525-57877-2), ages up to 3. And Peek-Through Picture Books dives into Ocean by Britta Teckentrup (May 28, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64720-1), ages 3–7.
Richard Scarry’s Busy Busy Cars and Trucks (June 4, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-984850-06-5) and Richard Scarry’s Busy Busy Construction Site (June 4, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-984851-52-9) showcase an array of hard-working vehicles. Ages up to 3.
Little Golden Books adds The Colors of Summer by Danna Smith; illus. by Amber Ren (May 7, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-7343-4); My Little Pony: Fluttershy’s Ferocious Friend! by Tallulah May, illus. by Zoe Persico (July 2, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6976-5); I’m a Narwhal by Mallory Loehr, illus. by Joey Chou (May 14, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64576-4); My Little Golden Book About the First Moon Landing by Charles Lovitt, illus. by Bryan Sims (May 7, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58007-2); My Little Golden Book About the White House by Jen Arena, illus. by Viviana Garofoli (May 7, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58233-5); Thomas & Friends: Thomas and the Beanstalk (July 23, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-525-57837-6); Star Trek: Too Many Tribbles! by Frank Berrios, illus. by Ethen Beavers (July 2, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-984848-00-0); and Secret Life of Pets 2 by David Lewman, illus. by Elsa Chang (Apr. 30, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-984849-94-6), ages 2–5.
Dollop and Mrs. Fabulous by Jennifer Sattler (Feb. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55335-6). What happens when a bunny allows her rambunctious younger sister to join her tea party? Ages 3–7.
The Unbudgeable Curmudgeon by Matthew Burgess, illus. by Fiona Woodcock (Mar. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55662-3), provides a playful depiction of bad moods and sibling rivalry. Ages 4–8.
100 Years of Children’s Book Week Posters by Leonard S. Marcus (Mar. 5, $35, ISBN 978-0-525-64508-5) presents a visual tour of a century of children’s book illustration. Ages 5–17.
Immoral Code by Lillian Clark (Feb. 19, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58046-1). Five teens hack into a billionaire deadbeat father’s company to steal tuition money. Ages 12–18.
Killing November by Adriana Mather (Mar. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-57908-3). At a secretive boarding school, students are trained to carry on family legacies that have built—and toppled—empires. Ages 12–18.
Nick and June Were Here by Shalanda Stanley (Feb. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-399-55658-6). The relationship between two best friends, reluctant car thief Nick and schizophrenic June, grows into something more. Ages 12–18.
The Things She’s Seen by Ambelin and Ezekiel Kwaymullina (May 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-984848-78-9) explores the lives—and deaths—of two girls, and what they will do to win justice. Ages 12–18.
We Are the Perfect Girl by Ariel Kaplan (May 21, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64710-2). Together, best friends (one outgoing, one beautiful) win over a boy, but an honest mistake becomes an elaborate deception. Ages 12–18.
XL by Scott Brown (Mar. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6624-5). Will is thrilled when he finally has a growth spurt—until it shows no signs of slowing down and begins to affect his relationships. Ages 12–18.
A Small Zombie Problem by K.G. Campbell (June 4, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-553-53955-4). In this series launch, a lonely boy’s life gets complicated when a zombie follows him home. Ages 8–12.
Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff (May 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-2096-4). In this series debut, a girl Tyler has rescued from interdimensional space could be the catalyst to galactic war. Ages 12–18.
The Blood of Stars: Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim (July 30, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64699-0). A girl posing as a boy to become the imperial tailor falls for the court magician, in this series opener. Ages 12–18.
The LIFEL1K3 trilogy adds DEV1AT3 by Jay Kristoff (May 28, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-1396-6), ages 12–18.
Planet Earth Is Blue by Nicole Panteleakos (May 14, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64657-0). Dismissed by many as severely autistic, Nova is in a new foster home eagerly awaiting the launch of the Challenger space shuttle, but her sister, who understands her, has disappeared. Ages 8–12.
The Pumpkin War by Cathleen Young (May 21, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6733-4). Former best friends compete to see who can grow the biggest pumpkin and win the giant pumpkin race on the lake. Ages 8–12.
The Girls by Lauren Ace, illus. by Jenny Løvlie (May 21, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-984896-51-3). This story about three close girls celebrates lasting friendship. Ages 3–7.
Team Taekwondo introduces How to Be Cheeri by Master Taekwon Lee and Jeffrey Nodelman, illus. by Ethen Beavers (July 23, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-62336-950-7; paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-62336-948-4), ages 6–9. And Wild Fairies return in Poppy’s Silly Seasons by Brandi Dougherty, illus. by Renée Kurilla (Apr. 30, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-63565-138-6), ages 6–9.
Random/Schwartz & Wade
Little Taco Truck by Tanya Valentine, illus. by Jorge Martin (Apr. 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5247-6585-9). New friends help out a little taco truck who loses his parking space when more food trucks arrive. Ages 3–7.
The Sad Little Fact by Jonah Winter, illus. by Pete Oswald (May 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-525-58179-6). With the aid of fact finders, facts locked away underground because they cannot lie are finally able to spread truth. Ages 3–7.
Toby Is a Big Boy by Lou Peacock, illus. by Christine Pym (July 9, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-984847-69-0). An elephant toddler’s mother comforts him when he is frustrated by all the attention his baby sister is receiving. Ages 3–7.
Yes She Can: 10 Stories of Hope & Change from Young Female Staffers of the Obama White House, compiled by Molly Dillon (Mar. 5, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-984848-45-1), is an anthology of stories by young women who served in the Obama administration, with a foreword by Yara Shahidi. Ages 12–18.
Rocket returns in Rocket’s Very Fine Day by Tad Hills (July 2, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64493-4; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-0-525-64494-1), ages 4–6.
The Full House and the Empty House by LK James (Feb. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-9990249-3-5). These title characters are friends who dance together and admire each other’s distinctive qualities. Ages 4–7.
A Girl Named October by Zakieh A. Mohammed, illus. by Andrea Tripke (Apr. 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-9990249-5-9), emphasizes the importance of empathy and the fact that everything we do has an impact on our world. Ages 5–7.
The Incredible Shrinking Girl: A Divorce Story by Julie Verner, illus. by Jillian Verner (Feb. 5, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-949480-01-6). A teacher comforts a girl who becomes smaller when her parents divorce. Ages 4–8.
ABCs of the ’80s by Erin Campbell Dunkerley, illus. by Desi Moore (Mar. 5, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-949480-00-9), is an alphabet book set in the 1980s. Ages 5–8.
Running Press Kids
Cowhide-and-Seek by Sheri Dillard, illus. by Jess Pauwels (May 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-9184-1). A cow gleefully plays hide and seek with a frantic farmer. Ages up to 8.
The Tallest Tree House by Elly MacKay (Apr. 23, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6299-5). In a treehouse-building competition, two fairies with different strengths learn to work together. Ages up to 8.
Georgia’s Terrific, Colorific Experiment by Zoe Persico (Apr. 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6524-8). A science lover in a family of artists learns that their interests aren’t very different from hers. Ages 5–8.
Super Jake and the King of Chaos by Naomi Milliner (May 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6615-3). After his dream of winning a magic competition is dashed when his brother falls ill, Ethan learns what real magic is. Ages 8–12.
Stories for Kids Who Dare to Be Different by Ben Brooks, illus. by Quinton Wintor (May 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6855-3). This companion to Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different profiles various role models, past and present. Ages 8–13.
In the Key of Nira Ghani by Natasha Deen (Apr. 9, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7624-6547-7). Nira dreams of being a jazz musician, but her loving Guyanese immigrant family wants her to follow a more traditional path. Ages 12–up.
Boom! Boom! Boom! by Przemystaw Wechterowicz, illus. by Marianna Oklejak (Apr. 2, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-912537-95-2). Two gorillas and their friend lead a musical journey around the world. Ages 3–5.
Tooth Monsters by Jessica Martinello, illus. by Grégoire Mabire (Feb. 5, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-912537-75-4), introduces the basics of good dental hygiene. Ages 3–6.
The Lost Star by Przemystaw Wechterowicz, illus. by Marcin Minor (May 7, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-912537-84-6). When a star falls to Earth, a dormouse and her pals help it get back home before its light fades. Ages 5–up.
Astro Pea by Amalia Hoffman (Mar. 28, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5698-8). Pete the Pea and a cast of veggies blast off to explore space. Ages up to 6.
The Bravest Knight Who Ever Lived by Daniel Errico, illus. by Shiloh Penfield (Apr. 28, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5690-2), is an LGBTQ-inspired fairy tale about following your heart where it may lead. Ages up to 6.
A Colorful Tail: Finding Monet at Giverny by Joan Waites (Mar. 28, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5705-3). In this introduction to the Impressionist painter, a young red fox discovers an easel in the garden in Giverny. Ages up to 6.
Colors de la Runway by Clarence Ruth (Feb. 28, $18.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5683-4) features high-fashion trends and presents the colors of the rainbow in both English and French. Ages up to 6.
I Think I Can by Karen S. Robbins, illus. by Rachael Brunson (Mar. 28, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5691-9), is a beginning reader meant to be read with a buddy. Ages up to 6.
Jocelyn’s Box of Socks by Kristen Jackson, illus. by Tino Santanach (May 28, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5693-3). Jocelyn wears different socks to express her mood and feelings. Ages up to 6.
Bea’s Bees by Katherine Pryor, illus. by Ellie Peterson (Mar. 28, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5699-5). Bea sets out to solve the mystery of the missing bees and inspire her community to protect them. Ages 5–8.
How to Survive on a Desert Island: Operation Robinson! by Denis Tribaudeau, illus. by Karine Maincent (May 28, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5706-0). This guide for would-be Robinson Carusos contains nature-survival information. Ages 5–8.
Sun and Moon Take Turns by Lili DeBarbieri, illus. by Katie Wools (May 28, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5695-7). Nocturnal and diurnal animals learn the science behind Earth’s day-and-night cycles. Ages 5–8.
Untitled by Timothy Young (May 28, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5708-4) is a humorous tale starring a coatimundi and a capybara. Ages 5–8.
Mega Awesome Notebook by Kevin Minor (Feb. 28, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5694-0). In this graphic novel, the drawings in a young cartoonist’s notebook come to life. Ages 8–12.
Samantha Hansen Has Rocks in Her Head by Nancy Viau (May 28, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5692-6). A rock collector struggles to control her temper while dealing with school and family drama. Ages 8–12.
Fox and Goat Mysteries issues with The Vanishing Baseball Cap by Misti Kenison (Mar. 28, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5707-7), ages up to 6. Where Is My...? by Laurent Richard adds Where Is My Car? (Apr. 28, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5696-4) and Where Is My House? (Apr. 28, board book, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5697-1), ages up to 6. New Creative Tales titles by Ester Llorens and Jordi Palet are The Hungry Wolf (Feb. 28, paper, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5688-9), Shoes, Little Shoes, Big Shoes (Feb. 28, paper, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5687-2), and They Turned Me Down! (Feb. 28, paper, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5689-6), ages 5–8. And Heartwarming Stories by Ester Alsina and Zurine Aguirre releases The Hedgehog Who Didn’t Want to Prickle (Feb. 28, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5685-8), Little Shell and Jittery Jellyfish (Feb. 28, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5684-1), and The Magic in a Smile (Feb. 28, $19.99, ISBN 978-0-7643-5686-5), ages 5–8.
Dinosaur Bites by Heather Dakota, illus. by Daniel Jankowski (May 28, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-338-32298-9) offers dinosaur facts and five replica fossils. Ages 8–12.
Horses (Feb. 26, paper, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-338-36081-3) is a large-format, photographic guide to more than 150 breeds. Ages 8–12.
Share Your Smile: Raina’s Guide to Telling Your Own Story by Raina Telgemeier (Apr. 30, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35384-6) offers tips and tools for aspiring storytellers from the bestselling graphic novelist. Ages 8–12.
Shark Attack! (July 9, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-32301-6) compiles shark images and information, plus a 3-D model to build. Ages 8–12.
Spy Gadgets (May 14, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-32158-6) presents tips and tricks for young spies, plus some tools of the trade. Ages 8–12.
A Dog’s Porpoise by M.C. Ross (Apr. 30, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-26397-8). After a storm, a porpoise in a Maine harbor meets a dog who has been knocked overboard. Ages 9–12.
Beanie Boos by Meredith Rusu adds Friendship Fur-Ever (May 14, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-338-28586-4) and Unicorn Treasure Hunt (Apr. 30, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-34458-5), ages 4–8. Super Monsters takes off with Monster MASH (June 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35496-6), Sun Down, Monsters Up!, illus. by Meredith Rusu (Apr. 30, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35493-5), Super Monsters Reader: A Bad Case of Hiccups by Shannon Penney, illus. by Dave Alvarez (Apr. 30, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35494-2); and Super Monsters Reader #2 by Jenne Simon, illus. by Dave Alvarez (June 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35495-9), ages 4–6. And Crabby Book by Jonathan Fenske greets Hello, Crabby! (Apr. 30, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-28150-7) and Let’s Play, Crabby! by Jonathan Fenske (July 30, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-28155-2), ages 4–6.
Hello, Hedgehog! by Norm Feuti begins with Do You Like My Bike? (Apr. 30, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-28138-5), ages 4–6. Unicorn and Yeti by Heather Ayris Burnell, illus. by Hazel Quintanilla, launches with Sparkly New Friends (Apr. 30, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-32901-8) and A Good Team by (June 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-32904-9), ages 4–6. And Pokémon: Detective Pikachu tie-ins are Movie Reader by Simcha Whitehill (Mar. 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-52946-3), ages 4–8; Case Files Handbook (Mar. 26, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-338-52944-9) by Whitehill, ages 7–10; and Movie Novel (Mar. 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-52942-5), ages 8–12.
Press Start! by Thomas Flintham continues with Robo-Rabbit Boy, Go! (May 28, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-23981-2), ages 5–7. Scholastic Reader, Level 2 offers Fly Guy Presents: Garbage and Recycling by Tedd Arnold (Feb. 26, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-338-21719-3), ages 5–7. Hilde Cracks the Case releases Thief Strikes! by Hilde Lysiak with Matthew Lysiak, illus. by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff (Feb. 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-28391-4), ages 6–8. And Thea Stilton and the Treasure Seekers by Thea Stilton kicks off with The Treasure Seekers (Feb. 26, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-30617-0), ages 7–9. Feisty Pets issues Get Feisty! (Feb. 26, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35861-2) and Quirky Quizzes and Funny Fill-ins (June 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-53759-8), ages 7–10. Sarai is back in Sarai Saves the Music (Jan. 29, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-26094-6) and Sarai and the Around the World Fair by Sarai Gonzalez and Monica Brown (Mar. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-26095-3), ages 7–10. Weirdo by Anh Do gains Extra Weird! (Apr. 30, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-30562-3), ages 7–10. Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts issues Calling All Witches! The Girls Who Left Their Mark on the Wizarding World by Laurie Calkhoven (May 28, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-32297-2), ages 8–12. And Lost by Tod Olson greets Lost in the Antarctic: The Doomed Voyage of the Endurance (Jan. 1, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-338-20734-7), ages 8 to 12.
Wish welcomes Pugs in a Blanket by J.J. Howard (May 14, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-33931-4), ages 9–12. DC Comics: Secret Hero Society offers Science Fair Crisis by Derek Fridolfs, illus. by Pamela Lovas (Feb. 26, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-338-27328-1), ages 9–12. Hello Neighbor by Carly Anne West, illus. by Tim Heitz, welcomes Buried Secrets (July 9, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-338-34859-0), ages 9–12. Riverdale adds Get Out of Town (May 28, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-338-28948-0) by Micol Ostow, ages 12–17. Bendy and the Ink Machine presents Joey Drew Studios Employee Handbook (May 14, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-34392-2), ages 12–18. And RWBY releases After the Fall by E.C. Myers (July 9, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-338-30574-6), ages 12–18.
Also due are additions, in various formats, to the following series: Bob Books, Captain Underpants, Clifford, Halo, Harry Potter, Lego Ninjago, Lego Star Wars, Peppa Pig, Pikmi Pops, Pokémon, Puppy Place, Scholastic Early Learners, and Star Wars: Jedi Academy.
Scholastic en Español
Titles in Spanish
¡Hola, Cangrejito! (Hello Crabby!) by Jonathan Fenske (June 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35911-4); and Unicornio y Yeti: Brillantes nuevos amigo (Unicorn and Yeti: Sparkly New Friends) by Heather Ayris Burnell, illus. by Hazel Quintanilla (June 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35913-8), ages 4–6; Un libro de Mono y Pastel: ¿Qué hay en la caja? (Monkey and Cake: What Is Inside This Box?) by Drew Daywalt, illus. by Olivier Tallec (June 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35910-7), ages 4–8; and Luna fortuna (Lucky Luna) by Diana Lopez (Dec. 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-33129-5) and Lety alza su voz (Lety Out Loud) by Angela Cervantes (June 25, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35916-9), ages 8–12.
Series in Spanish
Chancho el pug (Pig the Pug) stars in Chancho la estrella (Pig the Star) by Aaron Blabey (June 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35909-1), ages 3–5. Peppa Pig celebrates with ¡Feliz cumpleaños! (Happy Birthday!) by Annie Auerbach, illus. by Eone (June 25, paper, $3.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35918-3), ages 3–5. And Rebecca Elliot’s Diario de una lechuza (Owl Diaries) adds La pastelería del bosque salvaje (The Wildwood Bakery) (June 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35914-5), ages 5–7. Hombre Perro y Supergatito (Dog Man and Cat Kid) (Feb. 26, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-338-33131-8) joins Hombre Perro (Dog Man) by Dav Pilkey, ages 7–10. Los tipos malos (The Bad Guys) by Aaron Blabey greets Los Tipos Malos en el conejillo contraataca (The Bad Guys in the Furball Strickes Back) (Feb. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-30010-9), ages 7–10. Sobreviví (I Survived) by Lauren Tarshis, illus. by Scott Dawson, adds Sobreviví los ataques de tiburones de 1916 (I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916) (Dec. 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-33123-3) and Sobreviví el naufragio del Titanic, 1912 (I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912) (June 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35915-2), ages 7–10. And Shadowshaper Cypher welcomes Shadowshaper Cypher #1 (Spanish ed.) by Daniel José Older (July 30, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35917-6), ages 12–17.
Captured: An American Prisoner of War in North Vietnam by Alvin Townley (Mar. 26, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-25566-9) tells of a naval aviator who was shot down in North Vietnam in 1965 and survived years as a POW. Ages 8–12.
The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History: The Story of the Monuments Men by Robert M. Edsel (Jan. 1, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-25119-7). This young readers’ edition of Edsel’s bestselling book spotlights 11 men and one woman who risked their lives during WWII to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art. Ages 9–12.
The Lady Is a Spy: Virginia Hall, World War II Hero of the French Resistance by Don Mitchell (Feb. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-93612-5) profiles this Baltimore woman who joined a French ambulance unit and later became an undercover agent for both Britain and the U.S. Ages 13–17.
Top 20 Daredevils: Countdown to Danger by Melvin and Gilda Berger, illus. by Berat Pekmezci (Apr. 30, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-338-25337-5) reveals dangerous stunts performed by 20 notorious risk takers. Ages 7–10.
She Dared: Bethany Hamilton (Jan. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-14902-9) and Malala Yousafzai (Jan. 1, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-14904-3) by Jenni L. Walsh debut a series about brave young women. Ages 8–12.
Instagraphics: A Visual Guide to Your Universe by Dan Green (Mar. 26, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-338-21557-1). Facts, photos, and illustrations introduce the science of our universe. Ages 8–12.
The Bad Guys are back in The Bad Guys in the Big Bad Wolf by Aaron Blabey (June 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-30581-4), ages 7–10. Diary of an Ice Princess by Christina Soontornvat begins with Snow Place Like Home (June 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35393-8) and Frost Friends Forever (June 25, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35397-6), ages 7–10. Kitten Kingdom by Mia Bell launches with Tabby’s First Quest (May 28, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29234-3), Tabby and the Pup Prince (May 28, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29235-0), and Tabby and the Catfish (July 30, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29236-7), ages 7–10. And Mermaids to the Rescue by Lisa Ann Scott debuts with Nixie Makes Waves (Mar. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-26697-9), Lana Swims North (Mar. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-26700-6), Cali Plays Fair (Mar. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-26703-7), and Cascadia Saves the Day (Mar. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-26705-1), ages 7–10.
The Pepper Party by Jay Cooper issues The Pepper Party Picks the Perfect Pet (May 28, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29702-7) and The Pepper Party Family Feud Face-Off (May 28, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29704-1), ages 7–10. Thea Stilton Mouseford Academy by Thea Stilton is back in session with A Mouseford Musical (Dec. 26, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-545-78905-9) and Mice Take the Stage (May 14, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-545-87095-5), ages 7–10. Tiny Geniuses by Megan E. Bryant presents Save the Day! (Mar. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-0-545-90967-9), ages 7–10. Goosebumps Slappyworld by R.L. Stine gains It’s Alive! It’s Alive! (Feb. 26, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-22303-3) and The Dummy Meets the Mummy! (July 9, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-22305-7), ages 8–12. And Project Z by Tommy Greenwald opens with A Zombie Ate My Homework (May 14, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-30592-0), ages 8–12.
Also due are additions, in various formats, to the following series: Geronimo Stilton, Thea Stilton, and Rainbow Magic.
Piranhas Don’t Eat Bananas by Aaron Blabey (July 9, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29713-3). Brian the piranha loves to munch not only on bananas, but on fruit of all kinds. Ages 3–5.
The Three Little Superpigs: Once Upon a Time by Claire Evans (Mar. 26, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-24548-6). The title characters protect Fairyland from the Big Bad Wolf. Ages 3–5.
The Very Impatient Caterpillar by Ross Burach (Feb. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-28941-1). This tongue-in-cheek take on metamorphosis provides facts about how caterpillars transform into butterflies. Ages 4–7.
The Dragons Eat Noodles on Tuesdays by Jon Stahl, illus. by Tadgh Bentley (Mar. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-12551-1). As monsters argue over whether dragons eat humans or noodles, a hungry dragon eavesdrops. Ages 4–8.
Maybe Tomorrow? by Charlotte Agell, illus. by Ana Ramirez (Mar. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-21488-8). This exploration of loss illuminates how kindness, empathy, and friendship can lift one’s spirits. Ages 4–8.
Titanosaur: Discovering the World’s Largest Dinosaur by Diego Pol and Jose Luis Carballido, illus. by Florencia Gigena (Feb. 26, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-20739-2). The paleontologists who led the dig tell of discovering this dinosaur. Ages 5–7.
Zen Happiness by Jon J. Muth (Mar. 26, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-338-34602-2) compiles 12 affirmational sayings. Ages 5–7.
A Ray of Light by Walter Wick (Feb. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-439-16587-7) explains the mystery behind incandescence, light waves, the color spectrum, and iridescence. Ages 6–8.
Because of the Rabbit by Cynthia Lord (Mar. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-91424-6). After Emma is paired with Jack for a project, they bond over the bunny she rescues. Ages 8–12.
A Drop of Hope by Keith Calabrese (Feb. 26, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-23320-9). In If Only, Ohio, an old well begins to grant wishes, and only three sixth graders know why. Ages 8–12.
Focused by Alyson Gerber (Mar. 26, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-18597-3). Clea discovers that ADHD is responsible for her inability to focus. Ages 8–12.
Lety Out Loud by Angela Cervantes (Feb. 26, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-15934-9). Lety competes for the chance to write animal profiles at the Furry Friends Animal Shelter. Ages 8–12.
Level 13: A Slacker Novel by Gordon Korman (June 25, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-28620-5). School and life get in the way of Cam’s quest to conquer level 13 of the video game he plays in front of an audience. Ages 8–12.
Monster Club: Hunters for Hire by Gavin Brown (July 30, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-31851-7). Three seventh graders become registered monster-slayers for a new adventure app. Ages 8–12.
My Fate According to the Butterfly by Gail Villanueva (July 30, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-31050-4). When Sab sees a giant black butterfly, an omen of death, she has one week before her fate catches up with her. Ages 8–12.
Elements of Genius: Nikki Tesla and the Ferret-Proof Death Ray by Jess Keating, illus. by Lissy Marlin (July 9, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29521-4), debuts a series following Nikki’s exploits at Genius Academy. Ages 8–12.
Out of My Shell by Jenny Goebel (June 25, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-25955-1). Trying to ignore her hurt over her parents’ separation, Olivia is laying low one summer—until endangered sea turtles need her help. Ages 8–12.
Over the Moon by Natalie Lloyd (Mar. 26, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-11849-0). Mallie is chosen for a dangerous competition in which children train flying horses. Ages 8–12.
Rise of the Dragons by Angie Sage (Feb. 26, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-545-86496-1). In this novel packaged with game cards, Sirin is caught in a battle between dragons who want to protect humans and those who want to destroy them. Ages 8–12.
Queenie & Arthur: Ruff vs. Fluff by Spencer Quinn (Mar. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-09139-7). Enemies Queenie the cat and Arthur the dog team up to help their owner, in this series starter. Ages 8–12.
She’s the Liar by Alison Cherry (May 28, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-338-30614-9). Hoping to reinvent herself at Brookside Academy, Abby finds herself in competition with her older sister. Ages 8–12.
Stolen Girl by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch (Feb. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-23304-9). A Ukrainian girl who was kidnapped as a child and raised in a Nazi family is determined to uncover her truth. Ages 8–12.
Wish on All the Stars by Lisa Schroeder (July 9, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-19577-4). In this sequel to See You on a Starry Night, Juliet and her friends try to save the local bookmobile. Ages 8–12.
Tree of Dreams by Laura Resau (Mar. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-80088-4) spotlights the ugly realities surrounding the destruction of the Amazon rain forest and its people. Ages 9–12.
Dear Ally, How Do You Write a Book? by Ally Carter (Mar. 26, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-21227-3). This guide to writing a novel features helpful tips from Carter and other YA novelists. Ages 12–17.
I Love You So Mochi by Sarah Kuhn (May 28, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-30288-2). Kimi spends spring break in Japan with her grandparents after her mother insists that her obsession with fashion is a distraction. Ages 12–18.
Last of Her Name by Jessica Khoury (Feb. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-24336-9) is a story of royalty and rebellion set in the galaxy known as the Belt of Jewels. Ages 12–18.
Quarantine: A Love Story by Katie Cicatelli-Kuc (Mar. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-23291-2). Love blossoms when Flora’s impulsiveness lands her and Oliver in quarantine after visiting the Dominican Republic. Ages 12–18.
Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly (May 28, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-26846-1) delivers a feminist reimagining of the “Cinderella” tale told by one of the stepsisters. Ages 12–18.
Technically, You Started It by Lana Wood Johnson (June 25, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-33546-0). Haley and Martin forge a strong bond via text messaging; will it be too awkward to hang out in real life? Ages 12–18.
Pretend She’s Here by Luanne Rice (Feb. 26, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29850-5) centers on a girl who is kidnapped by her late friend’s grieving family. Ages 13–17.
Spark by Alice Broadway (July 30, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35599-4). Branded as a traitor, Leora is a spy disguised as a refugee, in this sequel to Ink. Ages 14–17.
Pig the Pug is back in Pig the Stinker by Aaron Blabey (Apr. 30, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-33754-9), ages 3–5. Ranger in Time by Kate Messner, illus. by Kelley McMorris, adds Night of Soldiers and Spies (July 9, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-13401-8), ages 7–10. Bears of the Ice by Kathryn Lasky continues with The Keepers of the Keys (May 14, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-545-83689-0), ages 8–12. Two Dogs in a Trench Coat issues Two Dogs in a Trench Coat Go on a Class Trip by Julie Falatko, illus. by Colin Jack (May 28, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-338-18955-1), ages 8–12. Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond by Sayantani DasGupta greets Game of Stars (Feb. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-18573-7), ages 9–12. New to Vega Jane by David Baldacci is The Stars Below (Feb. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-26393-0), ages 9–12. Inhuman by Kat Falls welcomes Undaunted (Mar. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-37102-5), ages 12–18. And Traitor’s Game offers The Deceiver’s Heart by Jennifer A. Nielsen (Feb. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-04541-3), ages 13–17.
Also due are additions to the long-running series Whatever After and Wings of Fire.
Binder of Doom: Brute-Cake by Troy Cummings (Apr. 30, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-31466-3). This series opener introduces Alexander Bopp, leader of a force tasked with protecting the town from monsters. Ages 6–8.
Owl Diaries by Rebecca Elliott presents Eva and Baby Mo (Feb. 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29857-4) and The Trip to the Pumpkin Farm (July 30, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-29864-2), ages 5–7. Dragon Masters by Tracey West gains Treasure of the Gold Dragon, illus. by Sara Foresti (Dec. 26, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-338-26369-5); and Eye of the Earthquake Dragon, illus. by Daniel Griffo (Apr. 30, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-26371-8), ages 6–8. Joining Eerie Elementary by Jack Chabert, illus. by Matt Loveridge, is The End of Orson Eerie? (June 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-31856-2), ages 6–8. Last Firehawk by Katrina Charman, illus. by Jeremy Norton and Judit Tondora, rolls on with The Battle for Perodia (June 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-30714-6), ages 6–8. And Time Jumpers by Wendy Mass, illus. by Oriol Vidal, issues Dodging Dinosaurs (July 30, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-21745-2) and Fast-Forward to the Future (Feb. 26, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-21742-1), ages 6–8.
Future Astronaut by Lori Alexander, illus. by Allison Black (June 25, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-338-31222-5) is the first title in a series offering a look at various careers. Ages up to 3.
I Love Old MacDonald’s Farm by Sandra Magsamen (Dec. 26, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-32398-6) revisits a favorite barnyard tune. Ages up to 3.
Teeny Tiny Ghost by Rachel Matson, illus. by Joey Chou (July 30, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-338-31848-7). A ghost who is too little to be spooky tries to find her voice—and a friend. Ages up to 3.
Mama Loves Her Silly Goose! by Sandra Magsamen (Dec. 26, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-30577-7) offers a twist on Mother Goose rhymes. Ages up to 3.
Peep, Peep, I Love You! by Sandra Magsamen (Dec. 26, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-338-24314-7). Flaps lift to reveal farm animal mothers and babies, and their sounds. Ages up to 3.
You Are My Magical Unicorn by Joyce Wan (Dec. 26, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-33410-4) delivers a message of hope, persistence, and heart. Ages 3–5.
You Are My Sunshine by Sandra Magsamen (Dec. 26, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-338-30576-0). This sing-along book reminds children how loved they are. Ages up to 3.
Littlest by Brandi Dougherty, illus. by Jamie Pogue, introduces The Littlest Witch (July 30, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-338-32910-0), ages 3–5. There Was an Old... by Lucille Colandro, illus. by Jared D. Lee, picks up There Was an Old Astronaut Who Swallowed the Moon! (Apr. 30, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-338-32507-2), ages 4–8. And There Was an Old Lady by Colandro, illus. by Lee, adds There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Birthday Cake (Mar. 26, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-338-25374-0), ages up to 3.
The Last Chance Hotel by Nicki Thornton (May 28, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-32362-7). An imprisoned kitchen boy tries to earn his freedom by making the best dessert ever, but things go terribly wrong. Ages 8–12.
Our Castle by the Sea by Lucy Strange (Apr. 30, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-35385-3). With the country at war, Pet needs to muster all her bravery to uncover why her family is being torn apart. Ages 8–12.
Sky Chasers by Emma Carroll (June 25, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-28527-7). The race is on to be the first to discover the secret of flight. Ages 8–12.
Tin by Pádraig Kenny (Mar. 26, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-27755-5). In an alternative 1930s England, an engineer creates mechanical children who befriend one another. Ages 8–12.
On a Scale of One to Ten by Ceylan Scott (May 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-32376-4). Admitted to a psychiatric hospital for teens, Tamar is left to wonder happened to her friend Iris. Ages 14–18.
Beetle Boy by M.G. Leonard marches on with Battle of the Beetles (Feb. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-28530-7), ages 8–12.
Even More Lesser Spotted Animals by Martin Brown (July 30, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-338-34961-0). This follow-up to Lesser Spotted Animals spotlights more of the world’s unseen and unsung creatures. Ages 7–10.
The Book Case by Dave Shelton (May 28, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-32379-5). At her new boarding school where nothing is quite what one expects, Daphne meets a crime-solving genius who needs her help. Ages 8–12.
The Potter’s Boy by Tony Mitton (Feb. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-28539-0). The son of a potter trains in the arts of fighting and mindfulness, in this novel about family obligation and finding one’s purpose. Ages 9–12.
Mike by Andrew Norriss (Feb. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-28536-9). An imaginary friend forces a young tennis star to confront his greatest fear and desire: to succeed. Ages 14–18.
Finders Keepers! by Jeff Smith (July 30, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-67487-4). When the three Bone cousins find a coin, they can’t agree on how to spend it. Ages 3–5.
Wolfie Monster and the Big Bad Pizza Battle by Joey Ellis (June 25, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-338-18603-1). Monster brothers get into trouble when they try to save their failing pizza parlor. Ages 7–10.
The Boy Who Became a Dragon by Jim Di Bartolo (July 30, $27.99, ISBN 978-1-338-13412-4) is a graphic novel-style profile of Bruce Lee, the kung fu master who became a film star. Ages 8–12.
Dugout: The Zombie Steals Home by Scott Morse (June 25, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-338-18809-7). Twin witches are playing on rival Little League teams, when one accidentally unleashes a curse. Ages 8–12.
Glitch by Sarah Graley (May 14, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-17451-9), centers on a girl who can enter the virtual world of her new video game. Ages 8–12.
Wings of Fire Graphic Novels by Tui T. Sutherland, illus. by Mike Holmes, adds The Lost Heir (Feb. 26, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-545-94220-1), ages 9–12. Mr. Wolf’s Class by Aron Nels Steinke gains Mystery Club (Feb. 26, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-338-04773-8), ages 7–10. Dog Man by Dav Pilkey adds Brawl of the Wild (Dec. 24, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-338-23657-6), ages 7 and up. Catwad by Jim Benton introduces It’s Me. (Mar. 26, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-338-32602-4), ages 8–12. And Cleopatra in Space by Mike Maihack offers Fallen Empires (Mar. 26, paper, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-338-20412-4), ages 8–12.
Cheerful Chick by Martha Brockenbrough, illus. by Brian Won (Jan. 1, 17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-13418-6). From the moment Chick is born, she wants to lead the other animals in cheer. Ages 4–8.
The Moon Within by Aida Salazar (Feb. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-28337-2). In this novel in verse, Celi takes a stand, refusing to participate in the coming-of-age ritual of her mother’s heritage. Ages 8–12.
Secrets of a Fangirl by Erin Dionne (May 28, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-31458-8). A cool girl and secret nerd is offered a spot in a fandom contest. Ages 8–12.
Brawler by Neil Connelly (Mar. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-15775-8). A boy who runs away after ruining his promising wrestling career gets involved in an illegal fighting tournament. Ages 13–17.
Dactyl Hill Squad by Daniel Jose Older rides on with Freedom Fire (May 14, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-338-26884-3), ages 8–12. And Transformed: The Perils of the Frog Prince by Megan Morrison (Mar. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-11392-1) is a new Tyme title, ages 10–14.
Bark in the Park! Poems for Dog Lovers by Avery Corman, illus. by Hyewon Yum (Mar. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-11839-1), showcases dogs enjoying the park with their owners. Ages 3–5.
Felipe and Claudette by Mark Teague (Mar. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-91432-1). A grumpy cat and a rambunctious dog are the only pets left at the shelter when one of them is adopted. Ages 3–5.
The Astronaut Who Painted the Moon: The Story of Alan Bean by Dean Robbins, illus. by Sean Rubin (May 28, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-25953-7). After visiting the moon, this astronaut painted what he had seen. Ages 4–6.
Say Something by Peter H. Reynolds (Feb. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-545-86503-6) is a story about finding your voice and using it to make the world a better place. Ages 4–8.
Monkey and Cake: This Is My Fort! (Mar. 26, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-338-14390-4) and What Is Inside This Box? (Mar. 26, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-338-14386-7) by Drew Daywalt, illus. by Olivier Tallec, launch a series starring a monkey and a slice of cake. Ages 4–8.
Mac B., Kid Spy by Mac Barnett, illus. by Mike Lowery, returns in The Impossible Crime (Dec. 26, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-338-14368-3), ages 7 to 10.
Maybe This Time by Kasie West (July 9, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-21008-8). What transpires when a girl who works for a florist and the son of a new chef in town keep showing up at the same events? Ages 12–18.
Sorry Not Sorry by Jaime Reed (Feb. 26, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-338-14900-5). A former friend might be the only person who can save Alyssa from a rapidly declining medical condition. Ages 13–17.
Tell Me Everything by Sarah Enni (Feb. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-13915-0). When Ivy’s good intentions thrust her into the spotlight, her carefully curated world is thrown into chaos. Ages 13–17.
I Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver (May 28, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-338-30612-5). When Ben comes out to their parents as nonbinary, Ben is thrown out of the house and moves in with their estranged sister. Ages 14–18.
And Then a Friend Like Iggy by Kathryn Cole, photos by Ian Richards (Apr.15, $18.95, ISBN: 978-1-77260-084-1), introduces Iggy, a dog trained to support children who have experienced abuse. Ages 6–8.
Mighty Muskrats Mysteries: The Case of Windy Lake by Michael Hutchinson (Mar.18, paperback, $10.95, ISBN: 978-1-77260-085-8). Four cousins solve a mystery in this series opener. Ages 9–12.
Skateboard Sibby by Clare O’Connor (Mar.18, paperback, $10.95, ISBN: 978-1-77260-087-2.). Sibby won’t let the loss of her skateboard defeat her. Ages 9–12.
What Makes Girls Sick and Tired by Lucile de Pesloüan, illus. by Geneviève Darling (Mar. 4, paperback, $13.95, ISBN: 978-1-77260-096-4), spotlights the sexism faced by girls and young women. Ages 12–up.
Seven Stories/Triangle Square
Arno and the Mini-Machine by Seymour Chwast (Apr. 9, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-60980-879-2). A boy’s futuristic life goes haywire when nature is interrupted. Ages 4–8.
Ink Knows No Borders: Poems of the Immigrant and Refugee Experience, edited by Patrice Vecchione and Alyssa Raymond (Mar. 12, paper, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-60980-907-2), collects 65 poems reflecting the experiences of teen immigrants and refugees. Ages 12–18.
Out of Salem by Hal Schrieve (Mar. 5, $19.95, ISBN 978-1-60980-901-0). A genderqueer zombie-witch and a werewolf battle discrimination in 1990s Salem, Ore. Ages 12–18.
...For Young People welcomes Eiffel’s Tower for Young People by Jill Jonnes (Mar. 19, $40, ISBN 978-1-60980-905-8), ages 12–18.
A Monster Like Me by Wendy S. Swore (Mar. 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-62972-555-0). Sophie is convinced she is a monster because of her facial deformity. Ages 8-11.
Waiting for Fitz by Spencer Hyde (Mar. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62972-527-7). A group of teens in a psychiatric ward struggle with mental illness. Ages 14–up.
Wizard for Hire by Obert Skye releases Apprentice Needed (Apr. 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-62972-529-1), ages 10–14.
Return of the Evening Star (June 4, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-63152-545-2) joins Silver Mountain by Diane Rios, ages 7–14.
Simon & Schuster
Cyril and Pat by Emily Gravett (May 21, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3950-4). A squirrel and a rat have fun together, but no one else thinks they should be friends. Ages 4–8.
The Fisherman & the Whale by Jessica Lanan (May 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1574-4) is a wordless story about finding wonder in the natural world. Ages 4–8.
Hibernate with Me by Benjamin Scheuer, illus. by Jemima Williams (Feb. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3217-8). A bear reassures a cub that there will always be a cozy place for them to hibernate together. Ages 4–8.
Nobody Hugs a Cactus by Carter Goodrich (Apr. 16, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0090-0). The prickliest cactus in the world could use a hug from a friend. Ages 4–8.
This Is My Room! (No Tigers Allowed) by Jennifer Richard Jacobson, illus. by Alexandria Neonakis (May 28, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0211-9). Jojo is ready for her first night alone in her own room, but a menagerie of animals has other ideas. Ages 4–8.
Batting Order by Mike Lupica (May 28, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2155-4). Two players on a baseball team must work together to save their season. Ages 8–12.
The Griffins of Castle Cary by Heather Shumaker (Mar. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3088-4). Three siblings spend an adventure-filled week visiting their eccentric aunt in England. Ages 8–12.
Honeybees and Frenemies by Kristi Wientge (May 28, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3815-6). Flor’s bittersweet summer involves a pageant, a frenemy, and a hive full of honey. Ages 8–12.
An Invisible Thread: The True Story Adapted for Young Readers by Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski (May 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3727-2) adapts this memoir about a sales executive and a homeless boy. Ages 8–12.
Just South of Home by Karen Strong (May 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1938-4). Cousins unearth a tragic event in their Southern town’s history. Ages 8–12.
The Remarkable Inventions of Walter Mortinson by Quinn Sosna-Spear (Apr. 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2080-9). A young inventor becomes an apprentice to the same master who taught his father. Ages 8–12.
The Size of the Truth by Andrew Smith (Mar. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1955-1). This series opener introduces Sam Abernathy, an aspiring chef who must overcome the trauma of being trapped in a well. Ages 8–12.
Earth to Charlie by Justin Olson (Apr. 16, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1952-0). A high school outcast spends his life hoping to be abducted by aliens. Ages 13–17.
The Great Unknowable End by Kathryn Ormsbee (Feb. 19, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2050-2) spins a tale about the lengths we will go to make our dreams come true. Ages 13–17.
Road Tripped by Pete Hautman (May 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0590-5). After his father’s suicide, Stiggy hits the road to try to escape his demons. Ages 13–17.
The Sisterhood by A.J. Grainger (Feb. 12, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-2906-1). Lil stumbles across a dangerous secret while searching for her missing sister. Ages 13–17.
Dealing in Dreams by Lilliam Rivera (Mar. 5, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7214-2) is a dystopian novel about sisterhood and the cruel choices people are forced to make in order to survive. Ages 14–up.
Shatter the Sky by Rebecca Kim Wells (July 30, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3790-6). In this fantasy, a teen sets out to rescue her kidnapped girlfriend by stealing a dragon from a corrupt emperor. Ages 14–up.
Virtually Yours by Sarvenaz Tash (June 4, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3666-4). Will romantic disaster follow when Mariam tries a virtual reality dating service? Ages 14–up.
Andy & Sandy star in Andy & Sandy and the First Day of Summer by Tomie dePaola (July 14, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1643-7), ages 4–8. Big City Adventures gains Nelly Takes New York: A Little Girl’s Adventures in the Big Apple by Allison Pataki and Marya Myers, illus. by Kristi Valiant (May 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2504-0), ages 4–8. The I’m Books by Michael Ian Black, illus. by Debbie Ridpath Ohi, adds I’m Worried (June 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1586-7), ages 4–8. Mr. Monkey moves on with Mr. Monkey Takes a Hike by Jeff Mack (Apr. 2, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0433-5), ages 4–8. Franny K. Stein, Mad Scientist is back with Bad Hair Day by Jim Benton (July 23, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1337-5), ages 6–10. And Ada Lace and the Suspicious Artist by Emily Calandrelli, illus. by Renee Kurilla (Feb. 12, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1687-1), is the latest Ada Lace Adventure, ages 7–10.
FunJungle by Stuart Gibbs returns with Lion Down (Feb. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2473-9), ages 8–12. George’s Secret Key by Lucy Hawking, illus. by Garry Parsons, concludes with George and the Ship of Time (July 2, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3730-2), ages 8–12. Hoops by Elena Delle Donne issues Digging Deep (June 25, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4124-8), ages 8–12. Switching Goals (June 11, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2795-2) joins Kicks by Alex Morgan, ages 8–12. Spy School by Stuart Gibbs enrolls Spy School British Invasion (May 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2470-8), ages 8–12. The Clockwork Dragon (Feb. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6715-5) is the end of the line for Section 13 by James R. Hannibal, ages 9–12. And Worldquake by Scarlett Thomas continues with Galloglass (May 21, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9790-9), ages 9–12.
Cake by Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet (Mar. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2550-7). A cake is excited to attend his very first birthday party—but he has no idea what’s coming. Ages 4–8.
I Need to Wee! by Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet (July 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9039-9). A bear does a special dance as he urgently makes his way to the toilet. Ages 4–8.
Rhymes with Claire by Chad J. Thompson (Apr. 23, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7097-1). A parrot with a penchant for rhyming accompanies Claire to school. Ages 4–8.
Rosie and Rasmus by Serena Geddes (Apr. 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9874-6). A lonely girl and a solitary dragon discover the magic of friendship. Ages 4–8.
Seagull & Sea Dragon by Sydni Gregg (June 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2048-9) explores the unlikely bond between a seagull and sea dragon. Ages 4–8.
Superbuns! Kindness Is Her Superpower by Diane Kredensor (July 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9068-9). A bunny who dreams of being a superhero shows her know-it-all sister that kindness truly is a superpower. Ages 4–8.
Camp Shady Crook by Lee Gjertsen Malone (May 21, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2226-1). Two kids try to one-up each other in a competition at a summer camp that isn’t quite what it seems. Ages 8–12.
The Carnival of Wishes & Dreams by Jenny Lundquist (Feb. 12, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1691-8). After a tragedy, three former friends come together at their town carnival to heal and reconnect. Ages 8–12.
Hey There, Earth Dweller! Dive into This World We Call Earth by Marc ter Horst, trans. by Laura Watkinson, illus. by Wendy Panders, (Apr. 9, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-58270-656-6) explores how humans came to inhabit Earth. Ages 8–12.
The Simple Art of Flying by Cory Leonardo (Feb. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2099-1) follows the adventures of pet-store parrot siblings who are purchased by different owners. Ages 8–12.
Saltwater Secrets by Cindy Callaghan (June 18, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1744-1). On summer vacation, two half-sisters join forces to save a beloved cove from exploitation. Ages 9–13.
Quix issues Athena & the Magic Land: Little Goddess Girls 1 by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams, illus. by Yuyi Chen (May 14, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3105-8), ages 5–8. Hardy Boys Clue Books by Franklin W. Dixon, illus. by Santy Gutierrez, continues with Who Let the Frogs Out? (Apr. 16, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1485-3), ages 6–9. Shark School by Davy Ocean, illus. by Aaron Blecha, concludes with Space Invaders (Mar. 26, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6555-7), ages 6–9. And Frankie Sparks, Third-Grade Inventor springs into action in Frankie Sparks and the Class Pet (June 4, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3043-3) and Frankie Sparks and the Talent Show Trick (June 4, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3046-4) by Megan Frazer Blakemore, illus. by Nadja Sarell, ages 7–10.
Jeter Publishing welcomes Ida B. Wells by Diane Bailey (May 14, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2484-5) and Michael Collins by James Buckley (May 14, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2479-1), ages 7–10; and Born Just Right by Jordan Reeves (June 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2838-6), ages 9–13. Pocket Pirates by Chris Mould continues with The Great Flytrap Disaster (Feb. 5, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9120-4), ages 7–10. A Pinch of Phoenix (July 16, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3709-8) wraps up Mystic Cooking Chronicles by Heidi Lang and Kati Bartkowski, ages 8–12. Order of the Majestic by Matt Myklusch (May 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2487-6) is the inaugural title in the magician-centered Order of the Majestic series, ages 8–12. And the Revenge of Magic series, featuring magical creatures, kicks off with The Revenge of Magic by James Riley (Mar. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8577-7), ages 8–12.
The Titans mystery-mythology series by Kate O’Hearn opens with Titans (July 9, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1704-5), ages 8–12. Launching Tom Swift Inventors’ Academy by Victor Appleton are The Drone Pursuit (July 2, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3630-5) and The Sonic Breach (July 2, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3633-6), ages 8–12. The Unwanteds Quests by Lisa McMann picks up Dragon Ghosts (Feb. 5, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1598-0), ages 8–12. William Wenton stars in William Wenton and the Lost City by Bobbie Peers (July 9, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7831-1), ages 9–12. And Max adds Project Me 2.0 by Jan Gangsei (Apr. 16, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2045-8) and Revenge of the Enginerds by Jarrett Lerner (Feb. 19, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-6874-9), ages 9–13.
Also due, in various formats, are additions to the following long-running series: Hardy Boys Adventures, Mermaid Tales, and Nancy Drew Clue Books.
Another by Christian Robinson (Mar. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2167-7) provides a playful, imaginative journey into another world. Ages 4–8.
Baby Day by Jane Godwin and Davina Bell, illus. by Freya Blackwood (Mar. 19, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7034-6), focuses on the many emotions and interactions babies experience during a day. Ages 4–8.
Blooming Beneath the Sun by Christina Rossetti, illus. by Ashley Bryan (Apr. 16, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4092-0), collects works by this celebrated English poet. Ages 4–8.
Duckworth, the Difficult Child by Michael Sussman, illus. by Júlia Sardà (June 18, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0512-7). What do a difficult boy’s parents do when a snake swallows him whole? Ages 4–8.
Fear the Bunny by Richard T. Morris, illus. by Priscilla Burris (Feb. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7800-7). Bunnies rather than tigers rule the forest in this reimagining of William Blake’s classic poem. Ages 4–8.
Good Boy by Sergio Ruzzier (Feb. 12, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9906-4). A boy and a dog embark on an out-of-this-world adventure. Ages 4–8.
If I Was the Sunshine by Julie Fogliano, illus. by Loren Long (May 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7243-2), examines the nature of relationships, love, and connection. Ages 4–8.
Nighttime Symphony by Timbaland, illus. by Christopher Myers and Kaa Illustration (May 28, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-1208-8). As a boy gets ready for bed, the sounds of a storm echo around him, lulling him to sleep. Ages 4–8.
Max Attacks by Kathi Appelt, illus. by Penelope Dullaghan (June 11, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-5146-8). A naughty cat attacks almost everything in sight. Ages 4–8.
Skulls! by Blair Thornburgh, illus. by Scott Campbell (July 23, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1400-6), scrutinizes one of the most important bones in the human body. Ages 4–8.
Trains Run! by George Ella Lyon and Benn Lyon, illus. by Mick Wiggins (June 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8202-8), illuminates what various trains do throughout the day. Ages 4–8.
Truman by Jean Reidy, illus. by Lucy Ruth Cummins (July 9, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1664-2). After his best friend leaves for her first day of school, a pet tortoise embarks on a daring adventure. Ages 4–8.
Wings by Cheryl B. Klein, illus. by Tomie dePaola (Mar. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0510-3), captures a baby bird’s journey to its first flight. Ages 4–8.
You Are Home: An Ode to the National Parks by Evan Turk (June 4, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3282-6) showcases the beauty and importance of the national parks. Ages 4–8.
Puppy Truck by Brian Pinkney (June 25, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2687-0). What happens when a boy who wants a puppy gets a truck instead? Ages 5–8.
A Place to Belong by Cynthia Kadohata, illus. by Julia Kuo (May 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4664-8). After living in a Japanese internment camp, a Japanese-American family moves back to Hiroshima, unaware of the devastation wreaked by the atomic bomb. Ages 8–12.
Rising Water: The Story of the Thai Cave Rescue by Marc Aronson (Mar. 19, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4413-3) chronicles the 2018 rescue of the soccer players trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand. Ages 10–14.
Soaring Earth: A Companion Memoir to Enchanted Air by Margarita Engle (Feb. 26, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2953-6). Young People’s Poet Laureate Engle recounts her teenage years during the turbulent 1960s. Ages 12–17.
Angel Thieves by Kathi Appelt (Mar. 12, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-2109-7) explores themes of freedom, hope, and faith via multiple perspectives spanning across time. Ages 13–17.
Barely Missing Everything by Matt Mendez (Mar. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0445-8). Told from three points of view, this story examines the difficulty of making it when society suggests that your life, and brown lives, don’t matter. Ages 13–17.
How We Became Wicked by Alexander Yates (July 23, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-1984-0). When an insect-borne plague strikes, three teens struggle to survive among the healthy “trues” and the infected “wickeds.” Ages 13–17.
What Every Girl Should Know: Margaret Sanger’s Journey by J. Albert Mann (Feb. 12, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1932-2). This historical novel spans the early, formative years of feminist and women’s health activist Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood. Ages 13–17.
Sam the Man is back in Sam the Man & the Cell Phone Plan by Frances O’Roark Dowell, illus. by Amy June Bates (June 4, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1261-3), ages 6–9. And Your Amazing Body Books adds Your Amazing Digestion from Mouth Through Intestine by Joanne Settel, illus. by Steve Björkman (July 2, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8688-0), ages 8–12.
Title in Spanish
Isla de Leones: El guerrero cubano de las palabras (Lion Island: Cuba’s Warrior of Words) by Margarita Engle, trans. by Alexis Romay (Feb. 26, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4647-2; paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2928-4), ages 10–14.
Motor Mouse by Cynthia Rylant, illus. by Arthur Howard (Apr. 23, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9126-6), launches a series about a mouse who drives a delivery car, and his friends. Ages up to 8.
Noni the Pony Rescues a Joey by Alison Lester (June 11, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4370-9). Noni the Pony and her pals help a lost wallaby joey find his family. Ages up to 8.
An Ordinary Day by Elana K. Arnold, illus. by Elizabet Vukovic (July 30, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7262-3). An ordinary day in the neighborhood turns out to be extraordinary, in this story about the circle of life. Ages up to 8.
Pony Poems for Little Pony Lovers by Cari Meister, illus. by Sara Rhys (Feb. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9814-2), compiles horse-themed poems. Ages up to 8.
Sign Off by Stephen Savage (May 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1210-1). This wordless picture book reveals what the figures on road signs do when no one is around. Ages up to 8.
Bloom Boom! by April Pulley Sayre (Feb. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9472-4) spotlights the magic and science behind spring flower blooms. Ages 3–8.
Just Like Rube Goldberg: The Incredible True Story of the Man Behind the Machines by Sarah Aronson, illus. by Robert Neubecker (Mar. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-7668-3), shows how Goldberg followed his dreams to become a cartoonist and inventor. Ages 3–8.
Seeds Move! by Robin Page (Mar. 19, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0915-6) uncovers the surprising ways that seeds find a place to grow. Ages 3–8.
Sisters: Venus & Serena Williams by Jeanette Winter (May 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3121-8) focuses on these tennis champions. Ages 3–8.
Busy Babies by Amy Schwartz (May 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4510-8) showcases babies on the move throughout a day. Ages 4–8.
Trees by Verlie Hutchens, illus. by Jing Jing Tsong (Mar. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-4707-2). This poetry collection celebrates many varieties of trees and the special qualities each has. Ages 4–8.
Busy Bus by Jody Jensen Shaffer, illus. by Claire Messer, rolls on with It’s a Field Trip, Busy Bus! (July 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4081-4), ages 4–8. And Mimi’s World by Linda Davick continues with The Trouble with Treasure (May 7, $13.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-5892-5), ages 6–9.
Merbaby’s Lullaby by Jane Yolen, illus. by Elizabeth O. Dulemba (June 18, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4317-4). A mermaid rocks her merbaby to sleep in the gentle waves. Ages up to 3.
Little Thor Gets Mad by Victoria Watson Nguyen, illus. by Rubin Pingk (May 7, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-5089-9). Little Thor is angry and he doesn’t know what to do about it. Ages up to 4.
All Buckled Up by Andrea Zimmerman and David Clemesha (May 14, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3868-2), is a story of travel safety, seat belts, and wild rides. Ages 1–5.
Look What I See by Judi Barrett, illus. by Ron Barrett (May 7, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3073-0), asks readers what they see from different perspectives. Ages 1–5.
Who Am I? A Let’s Learn Spanish Book by Diane de Anda, illus. by Sara Sanchez (July 2, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2667-2). This lift-the-flap book introduces Spanish words for pets. Ages 1–5.
All Kids Are Good Kids by Judy Carey Nevin, illus. by Susie Hammer (Mar. 12, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3204-8), focuses on the one thing that various children all have in common. Ages 2–4.
Farm the Farm by Sarah Lynne Reul (Apr. 9, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0940-8) offers a lift-the-flap look at a farm. Ages 2–4.
Hide ‘n’ Sheep by Jennifer Sattler, illus. by Benson Shum (July 30, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0397-0), is a hide and seek counting book. Ages 2–4.
How Do You Say Good Night? by Cindy Jin, illus. by Shirley Ng-Benitez (Apr. 2, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3159-1), reveals how to say “good night” in 10 languages. Ages 2–4.
Kat Keeps the Beat by Greg Foley (Mar. 5, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0682-7). A musical kitten and her kind-hearted bird pal learn to count and keep the rhythm. Ages 3–5.
Scratchie: A Touch-and-Feel Cat-Venture by Maria Putri (May 14, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3765-4) stars a cat who loves to scratch everything. Ages 3–5.
Twinkle, Twinkle by Jeffrey Burton, illus. by Zoe Waring, debuts with Twinkle, Twinkle, Dinosaur (May 28, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3975-7) and Twinkle, Twinkle, Unicorn (Mar. 5, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3973-3), ages 1–5. The Wheels on the Fire Truck (May 21, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4244-3) opens the Wheels on the... series by Jeffrey Burton, illus. by Alison Brown, ages 1–5. Wag My Tail Book by Salina Yoon welcomes Halloween Kitty (July 23, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4342-6), ages 1–up. World of Eric Carle by Eric Carle offers My First Busy World (July 2, board book, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4391-4), ages 1–up. And Wee Beasties by Ame Dyckman, illus. by Alex G. Griffiths, continues with Touchy the Octopus Touches Everything (Mar. 19, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1082-4), ages 2–5.
Bots by Russ Bolts, illus. by Jay Cooper, debuts with 20,000 Robots Under the Sea (June 4, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4416-4), The Dragon Bots (July 30, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4419-5), The Good, the Bad, and the Cowbots (Mar. 19, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3691-6), and The Most Annoying Robots in the Universe (Mar. 19, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3688-6), ages 5–9. Daisy Dreamer by Holly Anna, illus. by Genevieve Santos, gains The Great Bunny Escape (Feb. 5, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2655-9) and A Daisy at the Beach (July 9, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4261-0), ages 5–9. Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol by Andres Miedoso, illus. by Victor Rivas, presents Campfire Stories (July 23, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3350-2) and The Sleepwalking Snowman (Mar. 3, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3347-2), ages 5–9. And Mia Mayhem takes center stage in Mia Mayhem Breaks Down Walls (July 16, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4476-8) and Mia Mayhem vs. the Super Bully (May 14, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4473-7) by Kara West, illus. by Leeza Hernandez, ages 5–9.
Also due, in various formats, are additions to these long-running series: Adventures of Sophie Mouse, Captain Awesome, Heidi Heckelbeck, and Kingdom of Wrenly.
Clever Little Witch by Muon Thi Van, illus. by Hyewon Yum (July 23, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8171-7). A young witch tries to turn her baby brother into a goldfish. Ages 4–6.
Everybunny Dream! by Ellie Sandall (Feb. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4004-3) features bunnies getting ready for bed. Ages 4–8.
The Lost Book by Margarita Surnaite (Feb. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3818-7). A rabbit who prefers real-life adventures to stories finds a lost book that takes him on an exciting journey. Ages 4–8.
The Most Terrible of All by Muon Thi Van, illus. by Matt Myers (Apr. 23, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1716-8). Smugg believes he is the most terrible of all, until a new baby monster arrives next door. Ages 4–8.
A Royal Ride: Catherine the Great’s Great Invention by Kristen Fulton, illus. by Lucy Fleming (July 16, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9657-5). Russia’s Catherine the Great schemes to invent the roller coaster. Ages 4–8.
Dream Within a Dream by Patricia MacLachlan (May 14, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2959-8). Visiting her grandparents, Louisa discovers a new rhythm of life, a new friend, and plenty to write about. Ages 8–12.
Friendroid by M.M. Vaughan (Mar. 26, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9065-8) tells of the unlikely friendship between two boys—one human, one android. Ages 8–12.
Straw into Gold: Fairy Tales Re-Spun by Hilary McKay, illus. by Sarah Gibb (Feb. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3284-0), reimagines 10 classic tales with new plot twists. Ages 8–12.
All Eyes on Us by Kit Frick (June 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0440-3). The lives of two teens become intertwined when an anonymous texter threatens to spill their secrets. Ages 13–17.
Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson (May 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9761-9). An apprentice at a magical library must battle a powerful sorcerer to save her kingdom. Ages 13–17.
Ghosts of the Shadow Market by Cassandra Clare et al. (June 4, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3362-5), collects short stories set in the Shadowhunters world. Ages 14–up.
Something Like Gravity by Amber Smith (June 18, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3718-0) focuses on a transgender boy who falls in love for the first time. Ages 14–up.
Great White Shark Adventure (Mar. 5, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2087-8) launches the graphic adventure series Fabien Cousteau Expeditions by Fabien Cousteau and James O. Fraioli, illus. by Joe St. Pierre, ages 8–12. And Eldest Curses, a Shadowhunters fantasy series by Cassandra Clare and Wesley Chu, begins with The Red Scrolls of Magic (Apr. 9, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9508-0), ages 14–up.
Bilal Cooks Daal by Aisha Saeed, illus. by Anoosha Syed (June 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1810-3). Six-year-old Bilal introduces his friends to his favorite dish. Ages 4–8.
Leila in Saffron by Rukhsanna Guidroz, illus. by Dinara Mirtalipova (June 18, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2564-4). During a family dinner at her grandmother’s house, a girl finds parts of herself and her heritage. Ages 4–8.
The Weight of Our Sky by Hanna Alkaf (Feb. 5, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2608-5). A music-loving teen with OCD tries to find her way back to her mother during the 1969 race riots in Kuala Lumpur. Ages 13–17.
Love from A to Z by S.K. Ali (May 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4272-6) follows two Muslim teens who meet during spring break and begin a romance. Ages 14–up.
There’s Something About Sweetie by Sandhya Menon (May 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1678-9). In this companion to When Dimple Met Rishi, two teens discover what love means to them. Ages 12–up.
The Best Lies by Sarah Lyu (July 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9883-8). A toxic friendship turns deadly in this debut novel. Ages 13–17.
The Boy and Girl Who Broke the World by Amy Reed (July 9, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8176-2). This friendship story reveals how caring for others makes us vulnerable, and how pointless life would be if we didn’t. Ages 13–17.
Crown of Feathers by Nicki Pau Preto (Feb. 12, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2462-3). In this series debut, a girl disguises herself as a boy to join a secret group of warriors who ride phoenixes into battle. Ages 13–17.
Girls with Sharp Sticks by Suzanne Young (Mar. 19, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2613-9). Mena and her friends uncover the dark secrets of the Girls of Innovations Academy, in this near-future series launch. Ages 13–17.
Hungry Hearts: 13 Tales of Food & Love, edited by Elsie Chapman and Caroline Tung Richmond (June 18, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2185-1). Interconnected short stories by YA authors explore family, culture, and food in the lives of 13 teens. Ages 13–17.
Kings, Queens, and In-Betweens by Tanya Boteju (May 7, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3065-5). A queer teen navigates questions of identity and self-acceptance while discovering the world of drag. Ages 13–17.
The Past and Other Things That Should Stay Buried by Shaun David Hutchinson (Feb. 19, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9857-9). Dino’s ex-best friend dies suddenly and then comes back to life—except not exactly. Ages 13–17.
Serious Moonlight by Jenn Bennett (Apr. 16, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2514-9). After an awkward first encounter, Birdie and Daniel work together in a hotel where a famous author leads a mysterious life. Ages 13–17.
This Might Hurt a Bit by Doogie Horner (June 4, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2717-4). A grieving teen faces dangerous classmates, reckless friends, and the one-year anniversary of his sister’s death. Ages 13–17.
Sky Without Stars by Jessica Brody and Joanne Rendell (Mar. 26, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1063-3). This reimagining of Les Misérables launches the System Divine series set on a French planet-colony. Ages 13–17.
The Universal Laws of Marco by Carmen Rodrigues (Mar. 19, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4424-8509-9). Marco’s first love from eighth grade reappears in his senior year of high school, when he already has a girlfriend. Ages 13–17.
Notes from a Former Virgin: Junior Year by Emma Chastain (July 2, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2110-3). Chloe’s chronicle of junior year includes the highs and lows of family, friendship, school, and losing her virginity. Ages 14–up.
Ruse by Cindy Pon (Mar. 12, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1992-6). In this follow-up to Want, set in near-future Shanghai, two teens’ world is turned upside-down when one of them is kidnapped. Ages 14–up.
Anonymous Diaries welcomes Breaking Rachel by Anonymous (June 4, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3309-0), ages 13–17.
Crayola adds Friends Make Me Feel Razzmatazz by Tina Gallo, illus. by Clair Rossiter (Feb. 19, 12.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3265-9; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3264-2); and I’m Feeling Outrageous Orange: A Halloween Book by Gallo, illus. by Mette Engell (July 23, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4019-7), ages 2–5. My First by Alyssa Satin Capucilli gains My First Day of School (July 2, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2844-7), photos by Jill Wachter, ages 3–5. New Ready-to-Reads are Kiwi Cannot Reach! by Jason Tharp (May 7, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2511-8) and School of Fish by Jane Yolen, illus. by Mike Moran (July 2, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3888-0), ages 4–6. Adventures of Otto by David Milgrim ramps up with Look Out! A Storm! (July 2, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4196-5), ages 4–8. And Game Day opens with Breakaway by David Sabino, illus. by Charles Lehman (May 7, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3934-4), ages 5–7.
Hotel Transylvania gains The Creepiest Sleepover Ever, adapted by Ximena Hastings (July 23, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4063-0), ages 5–7; and Pumpkin Guts Versus the Vampires, adapted by Natalie Shaw (May 7, paper, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4044-9), ages 6–9. If You Love... presents If You Love Dolphins, You Could Be... by May Nakamura (May 7, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4468-3), ages 5–7; and If You Love Video Games, You Could Be... by Thea Feldman (May 7, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4398-3), ages 8–12. Tails from History issues A Sea Otter to the Rescue by Feldman, illus. by Rachel Sanson (June 25, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4337-2), ages 5–7. Sprinkle Sundays by Coco Simon serves up Rocky Road Ahead (May 28, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-4041-8) and Too Many Toppings! (Feb. 12, paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3650-3), ages 8–12.
Also due, in various formats, are additions to the following series: Cupcake Diaries, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Dinosaur Train, Miffy, PJ Masks.
From Tree to Sea by Shelley Moore Thomas, illus. by Christopher Silas Neal (Feb. 12, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9531-8), uncovers the interconnectedness of humans and nature. Ages 4–8.
Our Flag Was Still There: The True Story of Mary Pickersgill and the Star-Spangled Banner by Jessie Hartland (May 21, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-0233-1) explains how the American flag inspired our national anthem. Ages 4–8.
Paper Mice by Megan Wagner Lloyd, illus. by Phoebe Wahl (May 21, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-8166-3). Two paper mice have a nighttime adventure as they explore their new home. Ages 4–8.
Spencer and Vincent, the Jellyfish Brothers by Tony Johnston, illus. by Emily Dove (Feb. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1208-8). When two jellyfish brothers are separated, ocean creatures help them reunite. Ages 4–8.
Tangled: A Story About Shapes by Anne Miranda, illus. by Eric Comstock (June 25, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4814-9721-3). A friend rescues 16 geometric shapes after they get tangled in the neighborhood jungle gym. Ages 4–8.
Baxter Family Children: Best Family Ever by Karen Kingsbury and Tyler Russell (Feb. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-1215-6) launches a series starring the offspring of characters in Kingsbury’s Baxter Family books. Ages 8–12.
Me and Sam-Sam Handle the Apocalypse by Susan Vaught (May 14, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-2501-9). Jesse is on the case when money goes missing from the library fund and her father is a suspect. Ages 8–12.
The Little Animal by Nicola Killen welcomes The Little Rabbit (Feb. 5, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3828-6), ages 4–8. And Jeter Publishing gains Fast Break by Derek Jeter (Apr. 16, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5344-3627-5), ages 8–12.
How to Track an Easter Bunny by Sue Fliess, illus. by Simona Sanfilippo (Feb. 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-4429-5) is a seek-and-find holiday story. Ages 3–6.
Emily Out of Focus by Miriam Spitzer Franklin (Feb. 5, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-3854-6). Emily accompanies her parents to China to adopt a new baby sister. Ages 8–12.
Kids Can Code! Fun Ways to Learn Computer Programming by Ian Garland (Feb. 12, paper, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-4005-1) demonstrates the many ways coding can be used. Ages 8–12.
Kissing Ezra Holtz (and Other Things I Did for Science) by Brianna Shrum (May 7, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-4369-4). Two teens test a scientific theory that anyone can fall in love with anyone. Ages 12–18.
Wreck by Kirstin Cronn-Mills (Apr. 2, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-3903-1). Tobin navigates her father’s diagnosis of ALS and the demands of high school. Ages 14–18.
A Julian Lennon White Feather Flier Adventure by Julian Lennon, illus. by Smiljana Coh, issues Love the Earth (Apr. 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-2854-7), ages 3–6. Creeper Diaries by Greyson Mann, illus. by Amanda Brack, offers Get a Job, Creep: An Unofficial Minecrafters Novel (May 7, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-4104-1), ages 8–12. Encyclopedia for Fortniters revs up with An Unofficial Encyclopedia of Strategy for Fortniters: Battle Royale for Noobs by Jason R. Rich (Apr. 23, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-4457-8), ages 8–12. Joining Unofficial Graphic Novel for Minecrafters is Curse of the Sand Witches: Redstone Junior High by Cara J. Stevens, illus. by Mitchell Creeden (Mar. 5, paper, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-4109-6), ages 8–12. And A Love, Lucas Novel by Chantele Sedgwick welcomes The Summer of Lost Things (June 4, paper, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5107-4381-6), ages 14–18.
Oink-Oink! Moo! Cock-A-Doodle-Doo! by Jennifer Sattler (May 15, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-391-9) introduces animal sounds. Ages up to 4.
Chip and Curly: The Great Potato Race by Cathy Breisacher, illus. by Joshua Heinsz (May 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-408-4). A potato chip and a curly fry complete for first place at the annual Spud City Festival. Ages 4–7.
Badger’s Perfect Garden by Marsha Diane Arnold, illus. by Ramona Kaulitzki (Mar. 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1000-7). Badger and his friends plant what they hope will be the perfect garden. Ages 4–8.
Good Night, Library by Denise Brennan-Nelson, illus. by Marco Bucci (Mar. 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-406-0). This bedtime story bids good night to everything at the library. Ages 4–8.
Little Yellow Truck by Eve Bunting, illus. by Kevin Zimmer (Mar. 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-407-7). Each truck has a specific job to do in order to build a children’s park. Ages 4–8.
Ollie on Stage by Keith Brockett, illus. by Ashley King (Mar. 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-401-5). Ollie the Ogre wants to demonstrate his skills at the upcoming talent show. Ages 4–8.
Sandy Feet! Whose Feet? Footprints at the Shore by Susan Wood, illus. by Steliyana Doneva (Apr. 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-409-1). Children at the beach investigate footprints to identify sea creatures. Ages 4–8.
Soar High, Dragonfly by Sheri Mabry Bestor, illus. by Jonny Lambert (Mar. 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-410-7), reveals the life cycle of the green darner dragonfly. Ages 4–8.
The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng by Sophia Gholz, illus. by Kayla Harren (Mar. 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1024-3). A boy sets out on a lifelong quest to reforest the barren Majuli Island in his native northeastern India. Ages 5–8.
The First Men Who Went to the Moon by Rhonda Gowler Greene, illus. by Scott Brundage (Mar. 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-58536-412-1), celebrates Apollo 11’s historic 1969 moon landing. Ages 6–10.
I Am a Reader: Digger and Daisy adds Digger and Daisy Go Camping by Judy Young, illus. by Dana Sullivan (May 15, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1022-9; paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1023-6), ages 4–6. I Am a Reader: Tip and Tucker takes off with Tip and Tucker Road Trip by Ann Ingalls and Sue Lowell Gallion, illus. by André Ceolin (Mar. 15, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1006-9), ages 4–6. Tales of Young Americans issues Marty’s Mission: An Apollo 11 Story by Judy Young, illus. by David Miles (Apr. 15, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1014-4), ages 6–9. And The Wolves of Slough Creek (Mar. 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5341-1020-5) joins Wild World of Buck Bray by Young, ages 8–12.
All of Us with Wings by Michelle Ruiz Keil (June 18, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-64129-034-0). In San Francisco, a teenage governess must banish ancient creatures while protecting her rock-star royalty charge. Ages 14–18.
The Art of Losing by Lizzy Mason (Feb. 19, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-61695-987-6). After her sister is injured in a drunk-driving accident, Harley grapples with her ex-boyfriend’s drinking, and her role in the incident. Ages 14–18.
The Last 8 by Laura Pohl (Mar. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-6989-0). Teens survive an alien attack. Ages 14–17.
You Asked for Perfect by Laura Silverman (Mar. 5, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-5827-6). Ariel, who strives for academic success, falls for his tutor, Amir. Ages 14–17.
A Danger to Herself and Others by Alyssa Sheinmel (Feb. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-6724-7). Hannah navigates her time in a mental health facitily, as readers unravel the dark secrets that put her there. Ages 14–18.
The Following by Jeffry W. Johnston (Feb. 5, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-6461-1). Alden thinks he witnessed a murder, but when the dead girl turns up alive, he must figure out the truth. Ages 14–18.
The Goodbye Summer by Sarah Van Name (May 7, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-7703-1). Caroline spends her summer working at an aquarium to make money to run away with her older boyfriend—but will she? Ages 14–18.
Look Closer by Stewart Lewis (Feb. 5, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-6274-7). When mysterious messages begin appearing, Tegan has the chance to save people’s lives, and possibly herself. Ages 14–18.
The Lost by Natasha Preston (Apr. 2, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-5226-7). Kidnapped teens must survive in a building that is designed to ensure they don’t make it out alive. Ages 14–18.
That Night by Cyn Balog (June 4, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-7904-2). Hailey starts to remember what really happened the night of her boyfriend’s death, and must come to terms with the truth. Ages 14–18.
A Place for Wolves by Kosoko Jackson (Apr. 2, $17.99, 978-1-4926-7365-1). James and Tomas fall in love while fighting to survive in a war-torn country. Ages 14–18.
When the Light Went Out by Bridget Morrissey (June 4, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-7098-8). Five years after their friend’s death in an accidental shooting, teens unearth questions that might finally be answered. Ages 14–18.
The Bone Witch concludes with Shadowglass by Rin Chupeco (Mar. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-6060-6), ages 14–18. The Empirium Trilogy continues with Kingsbane by Claire Legrand (May 21, $18.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-5665-4), ages 14–18. And No Escape (July 2, paper, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-6026-2) closes out Plague Land by Alex Scarrow, ages 14–18.
Don’t Push the Button! An Easter Surprise by Bill Cotter (Feb. 5, board book, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-8011-6). Larry the monster is excited to celebrate Easter, in this interactive story. Ages up to 3.
Red Bunny & Yellow Bunny by Claire Garralon (March 5, board book, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-8014-7). Readers guess what color Red Bunny and Yellow Bunny’s baby will be. Ages up to 3.
You Can Do It! by Sesame Workshop (June 4, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-8419-0). Elmo’s mother encourages him as he practices writing his name. Ages 3–7.
What If? by Sandra Magsamen (Feb. 5, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-3710-3) celebrates individuality and reminds readers that being different makes us special. Ages 4–7.
The Moon’s First Friends by Susanna Leonard Hill (May 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-5680-7). A lonely moon wonders if someone will ever visit her—and then she meets the astronauts. Ages 4–8.
Unicorn Day by Diana Murray, illus. by Luke Flowers (June 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-6722-3). Unicorns are celebrating their favorite day of the year when it is revealed there is an impostor in their midst. Ages 4–8.
Mr. Bambuckle: Rule the School (May 7, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-8558-6) and Mr. Bambuckle: Class 12B Fights Back (May 7, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-8561-6) by Tim Harris launch a series about a fun new teacher. Ages 8–12.
The Mystery of Black Hollow Lane by Julia Nobel (March 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-6464-2) debuts a mystery series involving disappearing fathers, prestigious prep schools, and secret societies. Ages 8–14.
Pirate Chicken: All Hens on Deck by Brian Yanish, illus. by Jess Pauwels (Mar. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-6520-5). Pirates recruit Lily and her fellow chickens for adventure on the high seas. Ages 4–8.
My Dog Made Me Write This Book (July 7, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-8086-4) and My Dog Gets a Job (July 7, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-8089-5) by Elizabeth Fensham comprise a duology about a boy and his dog. Ages 8–12.
Baby University issues Robotics for Babies (Mach 5, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-7119-0) and Neural Networks for Babies (March 5, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-7120-6) by Chris Ferrie and Sarah Kaiser, Bayesian Probability for Babies (July 2, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-8079-6) by Ferrie, and ABCs of Economics (July 2, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-8080-2) by Ferrie and Veronica Goodman, ages up to 3. What Does It Mean to Be... gains What Does It Mean to Be American? by Rana DiOrio and Elad Yoran, illus. by Nina Mata (Apr. 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-8380-3), ages 4–8. How to Catch by Adam Wallace, illus. by Andy Elkerton, picks up How to Catch a Unicorn (Mar. 5, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-6973-9) and How to Catch a Dinosaur (July 2, $10.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-8052-9), ages 4–10. The Doughnut Fix by Jessie Janowitz adds The Doughnut King (May 7, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-5544-2), ages 8–12. Frederik Sandwich by Kevin John Scott adds Frederik Sandwich and the Mayor Who Lost Her Marbles (May 7, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-9153-2), ages 8–12. The Great Museum Mix-Up and Other Surprise Endings by Deborah Lytton (Feb. 5, paper, $7.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-4583-2) joins Ruby Starr, ages 8–12. The Spectacular Spelling Bee by Deborah Abela greets The Most Marvelous International Spelling Bee (Mar. 5, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-6819-0), ages 8–12. And Fairy Tale Reform School by Jen Calonita welcomes Wished (Mar. 5, $15.99, ISBN 978-1-4926-5167-3), ages 10–13.
Find Your Voice: A Teen’s Guide to Public Speaking by Joy Jones (May 7, paper, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3181-2) offers tips for writing a speech and addressing a crowd. Ages 12–up.
The House Children by Heidi Daniele (Apr. 9, paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-943006-94-6) is a novel based on the 1930s Irish industrial schools, where girls, often the children of unwed mothers, lived harsh lives. Ages 13–18.
My Foot Book (May 1, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-840-1) and My Hand Book (May 1, board book, $5.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-839-5) by Catherine Hnatov introduce the many ways we use these body parts. Ages 1–3.
Dinosaurs Count by S.J. Bushue, illus. by Cassie Allen (May 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-823-4; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-824-1). Prehistoric hatchlings help kids learn to count. Ages 3–6.
The Little Red Crane by Cornelius Van Wright (July 15, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-843-2; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-844-9). A small crane befriends other cranes on the way to a faraway project. Ages 3–7.
Pinky’s Fair Day by Valeri Gorbachev (May 25, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-845-6; paper, $6.99, ISBN 978-1-59572-846-3). Pinky helps neighbors prepare for the county fair. Ages 4–8.
The Croc Who Rocked by Laura Casella (Feb. 1, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-76036-052-8). A crocodile whose singing scares away other animals tries to gain acceptance. Ages 5–7.
Elena’s Shells by Rose Robbins (Apr. 1, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-76036-057-3). When a sneaky shell escapes from Elena’s collection, she discovers it is home to a hermit crab. Ages 5–7.
The Flying Light by Yuanhao Yang (Feb. 1, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-76036-053-5). In this wordless story, a man and his giant lizard try to catch luminous creatures to light up their town. Ages 5–7.
I Need a Plan! by Federica Muià (Mar. 1, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-76036-059-7). A sunburn-prone lizard tries to find a way to join his friends in the sun. Ages 5–7.
The Salmon of Knowledge by Celina Buckley (Apr. 1, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-76036-070-2) retells an Irish legend introducing an enchanted salmon that will impart knowledge to the first person who eats it. Ages 5–7.
Selkie by Josephine Birch (Mar. 1, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-76036-054-2) reveals love and friendship across boundaries. Ages 5–7.
Muddle & Mo star in Muddle & Mo’s Rainy Day by Nikki Slade Robinson (Feb. 1, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-76036-058-0), ages 3–5. And Spider by Natalie McKinnon, illus. by Margaret Tolland, adds Bizz Buzz Boss (Mar. 1, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-76036-056-6), ages 5–7.
Butterflies on the First Day of School by Annie Silvestro, illus. by Dream Chen (May 7, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2119-6). Rosie frees the butterflies in her belly and helps another shy student do the same. Ages 3–up.
Holy Squawkamole! Little Red Hen Makes Guacamole by Susan Wood, illus. by Laura Gonzalez (Mar. 5, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2253-7). No one wants to help Little Red Hen make guacamole, but everyone wants a taste, in this Southwestern-flavored retelling. Ages 3–up.
The King Who Banned the Dark by Emily Haworth-Booth (May 7, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3421-9). A prince who is afraid of the dark bans all darkness once he is King, until he conquers his fears. Ages 3–up.
This Is Not a Dragon Party by Mike Flaherty, illus. by Maxime Lebrun (Feb. 5, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2233-9). After kicking out disruptive dragons who crash her party, a girl realizes it’s more fun with them. Ages 3–up.
When Grandma Gives You a Lemon Tree by Jamie L.B. Deenihan, illus. by Lorraine Rocha (Mar. 5, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2381-7). A girl is disappointed when her grandmother gives her a lemon tree for her birthday, but discovers it’s exactly what she wanted. Ages 3–up.
1-2-3 Predators Bite! An Animal Counting Book by the American Museum of Natural History, illus. by Amy-Clare Barden (May 7, board book, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3075-4), features a tiger, an eagle, and other predators. Ages 3–7.
There’s Only One You by Kathryn Heling and Deborah Hembrook, illus. by Rosie Butcher (May 7, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2292-6), celebrates individuality. Ages 3–7.
Bug by Robin Michal Koontz, illus. by Amy Proud (Apr. 2, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2356-5). When a bug-crazy girl needs to ace a math test, she finds a clever way to solve her problems. Ages 4–up.
Just Read! by Lori Degman, illus. by Victoria Tentler-Krylov (Mar. 5, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2572-9), pays tribute to reading and various kinds of language, including Braille and sign language. Ages 4–up.
A Little Chicken by Tammi Sauer, illus. by Dan Taylor (Mar. 12, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2900-0). A chicken must overcome her fears when one of her mother’s eggs rolls out of the nest and into the dark woods. Ages 4–up.
Some Days by Karen Kaufman Orloff, illus. by Ziyue Chen (Feb. 5, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2620-7), explores a child’s shifting feelings over the course of a year. Ages 4–up.
Koala Is Not a Bear by Kristin L. Gray, illus. by Rachel McAlister (May 7, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2745-7). At camp, Koala joins the Bear Cabin, only to learn she does not belong there. Ages 4–7.
Growing Season by Maryann Cocca-Leffler (Apr. 2, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2704-4). El feels left behind when her best friend starts getting taller. Ages 4–8.
When a Tree Grows by Cathy Ballou Mealey, illus. by Kasia Nowowiejksa (Apr. 2, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2120-2). After Moose rubs his antlers against Squirrel’s tree, ensuing events lead to friendship. Ages 5–8.
What Do You Celebrate? Holidays and Festivals Around the World by Whitney Stewart, illus. by Christiane Engel (Mar. 5, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3213-0), introduces 14 holidays from around the world. Ages 5–9.
If You Had Your Birthday Party on the Moon by Joyce Lapin, illus. by Simona Ceccarelli (Apr. 23, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2970-3). What would a birthday party on the moon be like? Ages 7–up.
Bad Order by B.B. Ullman (June 4, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3106-5). Mary and her brother, who communicates telepathically, fight to save the world from an inter-dimensional catastrophe. Ages 8–12.
People Who Shaped Our World introduces A Girl Called Genghis Khan by Michelle Lord, illus. by Shehzil Malik (July 9, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3136-2), ages 5–up. Just Ask! by Mary Kay Carson releases Do Sharks Glow in the Dark?... and Other Shark-tastic Questions (Mar. 5, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2992-5) and Do Tigers Stay Up Late?... and Other Tiger-ific Questions (Mar. 5, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2991-8), ages 5–8, and Hedy Lamarr’s Double Life: Hollywood Legend and Brilliant Inventor by Laurie Wallmark, illus. by Katy Wu (Feb. 5, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2691-7), ages 6–9. Drew Pendous graphic novels debut with Drew Pendous and the Camp Color War (Apr. 9, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3107-2) and Drew Pendous Travels to Ancient Egypt (Apr. 9, paper, $6.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3109-6), adapted by David Lewman, illus. by Robert Dress and Dan Markowitz, ages 5–9.
Misunderstood Creatures continues with Clownfish Aren’t So Funny: Fascinating Facts About Some of the Ocean’s Most Misunderstood Creatures by Matt Weiss and Keri Wilk (May 7, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-2380-0), ages 6–10. Sam Wu Is Not Afraid by Katie and Kevin Tsang, illus. by Nathan Reed, gains Sam Wu Is Not Afraid of Sharks (Mar. 12, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3256-7), ages 7–12. G.O.A.T. presents Lebron James: Making the Case for Greatest of All Time by Bob Gurnett (May 7, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3098-3) and Serena Williams: Making the Case for the Greatest of All Time by Tami Charles (May 7, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-4549-3201-7), ages 10–up.
Be Kind: You Can Make the World a Happier Place! 100 Kind Things to Say & Do by Naomi Shulman, illus. by Hsinping Pan (June 25, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-63586-154-9) offers ideas to inspire acts of caring and compassion. Ages 5–up.
Make Music! A Kid’s Guide to Creating Rhythm, Playing with Sound, and Conducting and Composing Music by Norma Jean Haynes et al. (Apr. 30, $26.95, ISBN 978-1-63586-171-6), introduces music fundamentals and encourages kids to perform together. Ages 5–up.
Backpack Explorer picks up Backpack Explorer: Beach Walk (Apr. 16, $12.95, ISBN 978-1-61212-902-0), ages 4–8.
Vincent (Book One): Guide to Love, Magic, and RPG (Mar. 19, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5458-0534-3) and Vincent (Book Two): Heartbreak and Parties 101 (July 16, paper, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-5458-0317-2) by Vitor Cafaggi chronicle the lives and romances of a cast of anthropomorphic teen animals. Ages 14–up.
Painting Everything in the World by Harsingh Hamir and Gita Wolf (Apr. 15, $19.95, ISBN 978-93-83145-48-5). Members of the Rathwa tribe in Gujarat create a wall painting as a way of worshipping their gods. Ages 6–10.
Mother Steals a Bicycle: And Other Stories by Salai Selvam and Shruti Buddhavarapu, illus. by Tejubehan (June 10, $16.95, ISBN 978-81-934485-1-9). A mother recalls her childhood adventures in South India. Ages 10–14.
Puppets Unlimited: With Everyday Materials by Gita Wolf and Anushka Ravishankar, illus. by Dhwani Shah (Mar .13, $24.95, ISBN 978-93-83145-66-9), explains how to make puppets based on principles taught by traditional Indian puppeteers. Ages 12–16.
Bear’s Book by Claire Freedman, illus. by Alison Friend (May 14, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0571-8). When Bear’s favorite book of stories falls apart, his friends help him write one of his own. Ages 3–7.
Raj and the Best Day Ever by Sebastien Braun (Apr. 9, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0570-1). Raj and his father rely on their imaginations and each other’s company to have a fun day together. Ages 3–7.
The Right One for Roderic by Violeta Noy (July 9, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-5362-0572-5). Instead of wearing a white sheet like other ghosts, Roderic dons different items in hopes of standing out. Ages 5–7.
Huggabie Falls Trilogy by Adam Cece, illus. by Andrew Weldon, starts up with The Extremely Weird Thing That Happened in Huggabie Falls (Feb. 12, paper, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-925603-48-4), ages 7–12; and The Unbelievably Scary Thing That Happened in Huggabie Falls (June 11, paper, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-925773-01-9), ages 8–12.
Thames & Hudson
The Ear by Piret Raud (Feb. 5, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-500-65163-6) offers a surreal fable about Van Gogh’s ear and her search for identity, purpose, and acceptance. Ages 3–6.
Stay, Benson! by Thereza Rowe (Feb. 19, $16.95, ISBN 978-0-500-65153-7) exposes the antics of a naughty dog while his human is away from home. Ages 3–6.
How to Light Your Dragon by Fred Benaglia and Didier Lévy (June 18, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-500-65197-1). What would it take to relight the fire of a pet dragon that has lost its flames? Ages 4–7.
A Song for Bear by Gabby Dawnay, illus. by Alex Barrow (May 7, $14.95, ISBN 978-0-500-65181-0). A bear who longs to sing finally finds his unique voice and style. Ages 4–7.
Norm by Sylvia Liang (May 21, $13.95, ISBN 978-0-500-65161-2). With a friend’s help, a boy from a rigidly uniform town discovers the joys of freedom and imagination when he lets go of the rules. Ages 5–7.
Tony T-Rex’s Family Album: A Dinosaur Family History by Mike Benton, illus. by Rob Hodgson (May 28, $19.95, ISBN 978-0-500-65168-1), is a guide to dinosaurs presented via tongue-in-cheek family portraits. Ages 5–9.
The King of the Golden River by John Ruskin, illus. by Quentin Blake (Apr. 2, $19.95, ISBN 978-0-500-65185-8), brings new illustrations to this 19th-century tale of three brothers and the triumph of good over evil. Ages 7–12.
The Big Book of Birds by Yuval Zommer (May 14, $19.95, ISBN 978-0-500-65151-3) is a new Big Book, ages 3–10.
Baby’s Best Friend by Suzanne Curley (Apr. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-567-4). Photos illustrate this look at babies and puppies bonding during a day together. Ages 1–3.
Good Night, Sleepy Moon (Mar. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-573-5) and I Love You, Little Chick (Mar. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-574-2) by Danielle McLean, illus. by Roisin Hahessy. In these shaped board books with die-cuts, a bear bids goodnight, and a chick celebrates spring. Ages 2–4.
A Kiss for You by Patricia Hegarty, illus. by Laura Barker (Mar. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-566-7). Chunky flaps lift to show animal parents hugging and kissing their babies. Ages 2–4.
Touch-and-Feel Farm by Isabel Otter, illus. by Fhiona Galloway (Mar. 1, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-565-0). This introduction to 50 farm words features various textures. Ages 2–4.
The Wheels on the Bus: And Other Favorite Songs and Rhymes, illus. by Genine Delahaye (Apr. 1, board book, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-572-8), compiles familiar nursery rhymes and songs. Ages 2–4.
Me and My Grandpa! by Alison Ritchie, illus. by Alison Edgson (Mar. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-131-7). Little Bear enjoys a day outdoors with Grandpa—who gives the best bear hugs. Ages 2–5.
As We Grow by Libby Walden, illus. by Richard Jones (Mar. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-117-1), depicts the stages of life and the journey of transformation we all experience as we grow up. Ages 4–7.
The Big Angry Roar by Jonny Lambert (Mar. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-129-4). In trouble for fighting with his sister, Cub enlists the help of the other animals to learn how to get his anger out. Ages 4–7.
Follow Me, Little Fox: A Journey Back to Nature by Camila Correa, illus. by Sean Julian (Apr. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-128-7). When a fox’s city home gets too busy and noisy, he and his mother explore nature. Ages 4–7.
Good Night, World by Nicola Edwards, illus. by Hannah Tolson (Apr. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-144-7). Children around the world engage in many of the same activities to get ready for bed. Ages 4–7.
I’m Not Grumpy! by Steve Smallman, illus. by Caroline Pedler (Apr. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-130-0). A grumpy mouse who helps a lost badger discovers the happiness that comes from making friends. Ages 4–7.
Noah’s Noisy Night by Maria Correa, illus. by Sebastien Braun (Mar. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-132-4). When there is too much commotion on the ark for the animals to sleep, will Mrs. Noah find a solution? Ages 4–7.
Perfectly Polite Penguins by Georgiana Deutsch, illus. by Ekaterina Trukhan (Apr. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-146-1). Polly the penguin decides that being polite is boring, in this tale about the importance of manners. Ages 4–7.
Shhh! I’m Reading! by John Kelly, illus. by Elina Ellis (Apr. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-134-8). With animals interrupting to invite her on adventures, Bella worries she will never have a chance to finish her book. Ages 4–7.
Stefano the Squid: Hero of the Deep by Wendy Meddour, illus. by Duncan Beedie (Mar. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-142-3). A squid who never gets chosen to be on Deep Sea TV saves the day when disaster strikes. Ages 4–7.
Stella and the Wishing Star by Suzanne Chiew, illus. by Rosie Butcher (Mar. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-140-9). In this tale of friendship and kindness, a girl wonders how she can use her wishing star wisely. Ages 4–7.
This Love: A Celebration of Harmony Around the World by Isabel Otter, illus. by Harriet Lynas (Mar. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-145-4), reveals that love is a language understood and shared by all people. Ages 4–7.
The Tide by Clare Helen Welsh, illus. by Ashling Lindsay (Apr. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-141-6). For one girl, a day at the beach with her beloved Grandpa is sometimes difficult, since he has become forgetful. Ages 4–7.
When the Bees Buzzed Off! by Lula Bell, illus. by Stephen Bennett (Apr. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-148-5). In this lift-the-flap tale, three bugs and a snail bring the bees back after they go away. Ages 4–7.
The One-Stop Story Shop by Tracey Corderoy, illus. by Tony Neal (Mar. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-133-1). When a brave knight discovers that the dragon is on vacation, he ponders how he will finish his story. Ages 5–8.
The Big Beyond: The Story of Space Travel by James Carter, illus. by Aaron Cushley (Apr. 1, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-147-8), presents a poem chronicling the history of space exploration. Ages 7–10.
Fairy Tale Classics welcomes Aladdin, illus. by Shahar Kober (Mar. 1, $23.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-135-5); Little Mermaid, illus. by Kasia Nowowiejska (Apr. 1, $23.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-136-2); Rapunzel, illus. by Loretta Schauer (Mar. 1, $23.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-119-5); and Sleeping Beauty, illus. by Kirsti Davidson (Apr. 1, $23.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-137-9), ages 4–7. Joining Animal Rescue Center are The Lonely Kitten (Apr. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-438-7) and The Lucky Rabbit (Apr. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-439-4) by Tina Nolan, illus. by Anna Chernyshova, ages 6–8. New Pet Rescue Adventures by Holly Webb, illus. by Sophy Williams, are The Kidnapped Kitten (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-434-9), The Puppy Who Was Left Behind (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-435-6), The Rescued Kitten (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-436-3), and The Seaside Puppy (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-437-0), ages 7–9. And Pony Camp Diaries canters on with Chloe and Cookie (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-441-7) and Sophie and Sparkle (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-68010-440-0) by Kelly McKain, illus. by Mandy Stanley, ages 7–9.
Is Two a Lot? by Annie Watson, illus. by Rebecca Evans (May 7, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-88448-715-9). On a car ride, Joey’s mother explains numbers while he imagines they are traveling in a make-believe land. Ages up to 7.
Tilbury House Nature Books issues Hawksbill Promise: The Journey of an Endangered Sea Turtle by Mary Beth Owens (July 30, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-88448-430-1), ages 5–8.
G Is for Golazo: The Ultimate Soccer Alphabet by James Littlejohn and Matthew Shipley (May 14, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-62937-671-4), is the second sports ABC book by the creators of B Is for Baller. Ages 3–5.
Anne’s Alphabet: Inspired by Anne of Green Gables (May 7, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6286-7) and Anne’s Feelings: Inspired by Anne of Green Gables by Kelly Hill (May 7, board book, $8.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6287-4) are concept books based on vignettes from L.M. Montgomery’s classic novel. Ages up to 3.
Count on Me by Miguel Tanco (June 11, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6575-2). A girl sees geometric shapes and numerical concepts everywhere, in this celebration of math. Ages 3–7.
Mermaid Dreams by Kate Pugsley (Apr. 30, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6491-5) follows a shy girl on a magical underwater adventure filled with mermaids, sea creatures, and surprises. Ages 3–7.
The Not-So Great Outdoors by Madeline Kloepper (May 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6417-5). Reluctant to embrace the outdoors on a family camping trip, a city girl learns to appreciate nature. Ages 3–7.
Princess Puffybottom... and Darryl by Susin Nielsen, illus. by Olivia Chin Mueller (Feb. 5, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-91925-5). A pampered pet cat suddenly must contend with an ill-mannered puppy. Ages 3–7.
What Are You Doing, Benny? by Cary Fagan, illus. by Kady MacDonald Denton (Apr. 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-77049-857-0). Two fox brothers star in this tale of the joys and annoyances of sibling relationships. Ages 3–7.
Your First Day of Circus School by Tara Lazar, illus. by Melissa Crowton (June 4, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6371-0). Two brothers navigate the highs and lows of a first day at the big top. Ages 3–7.
Anne’s Kindred Spirits: Inspired by Anne of Green Gables by Kallie George, illus. by Abigail Halpin (May 7, $12.99, ISBN 978-1-77049-932-4). Attending her first picnic, Anne meets a new friend. Ages 6–8.
Great Job by Holman Wang offers Great Job, Dad! (Mar. 26, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6410-6) and Great Job, Mom! (Mar. 26, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6408-3), ages 3–7. Moe and Peanut go camping in Now? Not Yet! by Gina Perry (May 14, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-101-91952-1), ages 3–7. Narwhal and Jelly return in Narwhal’s Otter Friend by Ben Clanton (Feb. 5, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6248-5), ages 6–9. Megabat is back in Megabat and Fancy Cat by Anna Humphrey, illus. by Kass Reich (Apr. 2, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6259-1), ages 7–10. And The Fitzgerald-Trouts reappear in Shout Out for the Fitzgerald-Trouts by Esta Spalding, illus. by Lee Gatlin (June 4, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-7352-6451-9), ages 8–12.
The Sunlit Lands continues with The Heartwood Crown by Matt Mikalatos (June 4, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4964-3175-2), ages 13–18.
Manga Classics welomes A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare (Apr. 16, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-947808-09-6), ages 12–18.
Univ. of Minnesota
Bim, Bam, Bop... and Oona by Jacqueline Briggs Martin, illus. by Larry Day (Feb. 5, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-5179-0395-4). An odd duck discovers her unique strengths in this tale of friendship and being true to oneself. Ages 3–9.
The Lost Forest by Phyllis Root, illus. by Betsy Bowen (Apr. 2, $17.95, ISBN 978-0-8166-9796-0), relays the story of a Minnesota forest “lost” by an 1882 surveying error that mapped the forest as a lake. Ages 4–9.
Whatever Normal Is by Jane St. Anthony (Mar. 5, $14.95, ISBN 978-1-5179-0677-1). In the author’s fourth novel set in Minneapolis in the 1960s, three friends navigate relationships, love, and identity. Ages 12–18.
Speak No Evil by Liana Gardner (June 1, paper, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-944109-84-4). The daughter of Appalachian snake handlers becomes a ward of the state after a tragedy leaves her orphaned. Ages 15–18.
Realm by Alexandrea Weis (May 14, paper, $21.95, ISBN 978-1-944109-48-6) is a novel based on Alexander the Great’s teenage bride, and the plight of women in ancient times. Ages 16–18.
ISAN: International Sensory Assassin Network issues Helix by Mary Ting (June 4, paper, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-944109-86-8), ages 14–18.
What on Earth
Monsters: A Magic Lens Hunt for Creatures of Myth, Legend, Fairy Tale, and Fiction by Céline Potard, illus. by Sophie Ledesma (May 1, $21.99, ISBN 978-1-9999680-6-9). Monsters hidden in haunted castles, spooky forests, and outer space appear when a lens is held over them. Ages 6–10.
Deep Time: A Journey to Dinosaurs and Beyond by Kathleen Zoehfeld (July 1, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-9999679-1-8) investigates Earth’s prehistoric geology and environments, and today’s equivalents. Ages 7–11.
Ocean: Secrets of the Deep by Sabrina Weiss, illus. by Giulia De Amicis (Apr. 15, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-9999680-7-6), introduces marine life facts and illustrations. Ages 7–11.
The Texas Chronicles: The History of Texas from Earliest Times to the Present Day by Mark Skipworth (July 1, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-9998028-7-5) explores the history, celebrated residents, and landmarks of Texas. Ages 9–14.
The Earth Gives More by Sue Fliess, illus. by Christiane Engel (Mar. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-7710-3). This look at the changing seasons emphasizes the importance of respecting Earth. Ages 4–8.
Frankie Frog and the Throaty Croakers by Freya Hartas (Apr. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-2543-2) is the story of a mute frog who finds his voice through music. Ages 4–8.
I Used to Be Famous by Becky Cattie and Tara Luebbe, illus. by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff (Apr. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-3443-4). In this sequel to I Am Famous, Kiely feels like a has-been when her baby sister arrives. Ages 4–8.
The Kid and the Chameleon by Sheri Mabry, illus. by Joanie Stone (Apr. 1, $12.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-4179-1), launches a series in which a girl and a chameleon discover the rewards and challenges of friendship. Ages 4–8.
Lumber Jills: The Unsung Heroines of World War II by Alexandra Davis, illus. by Katie Hickey (Mar. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-4795-3), spotlights female British lumberjacks who worked during WWII. Ages 4–8.
Mango Moon by Diane de Anda, illus. by Sue Cornelison (Apr. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-4957-5). When a father is taken away from his family and faces deportation, his grieving family confronts new challenges. Ages 4–8.
Picture the Sky by Barbara Reid (Mar. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-9525-1). This companion to Picture a Tree explores the wondrous and ever-changing sky. Ages 4–8.
Playdate by Maryann Macdonald, illus. by Rahele Jomepour Bell (Apr. 1, $15.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-6552-0). Minimal text and colorful illustrations capture the fun of playtime. Ages 4–8.
The Wind Plays Tricks by Virginia Howard, illus. by Charlene Chua (Mar. 1, $16.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-8735-5). The mischievous wind switches up the sounds that farmyard animals make. Ages 4–8.
The Elixir Fixers: Sasha and Puck and the Potion of Luck by Daniel Nayeri, illus. by Anneliese Mak (Mar. 1, $14.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-7242-9). In this series debut, Sasha must make her father’s magic potions work. Ages 7–10.
Descendant of the Crane by Joan He (Apr. 2, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-1551-8) is a fantasy of royal intrigue and forbidden magic set in a world inspired by Chinese legend. Ages 13–18.
Keep This to Yourself by Tom Ryan (May 7, $17.99, ISBN 978-0-8075-4151-7). This mystery follows a teen’s quest to find the serial killer who murdered his best friend. Ages 13–18.
Cuddle the Magic Kitten reappears in School of Spells by Hayley Daze (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-78700-980-6), ages 5–9. Daze’s Muddle the Magic Puppy is back in Rainforest Hide-and-Go-Seek (Mar. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-78700-979-0), ages 5–9. And Opal the Monstrous Forest by Rose Lacey, illus. by Dyana More (Apr. 1, paper, $4.99, ISBN 978-1-78700-733-8), joins Princess Pirates, ages 7–10.
Indestructibles by Maddie Frost picks up Row, Row, Row Your Boat (Apr. 30, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-5235-0510-4), The Itsy Bitsy Spider (Apr. 30, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-5235-0509-8), and Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star (Apr. 30, paper, $5.95, ISBN 978-1-5235-0511-1), ages up to 2.
Little Witch Academia by Yoh Yoshinari and Momo Tachibana, illus. by Eku Uekura (July 16, paper, $11, ISBN 978-1-975381-00-4). Akko arrives at Luna Nova Academy with one hope: to become a real witch. Ages 5–17.